March 23, 2009

Meiko Kaji

Meiko Kaji
Meiko Kaji made four women in prison films in the Female Prisoner Scorpion series, which made her famous throughout Japan. In 1973 she took on the role of Yuki in the revenge-themed film Lady Snowblood, which later gained popularity as a cult film in the West.

Sasori series
Female Convict 701: Scorpion (1972)
Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41(1972)Shunya Ito)
Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable (1973)
Female Prisoner Scorpion: 701 Grudge Song (1973)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiko_Kaji
http://www.amazon.com/Female-Convict-Scorpion-Jailhouse-41/dp/6305943885
http://www.sarudama.com/japanese_movies/femaleprisoner.shtml




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