Meiko Kaji satrs in FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION ou on dvd/Blu Ray

FEMALE PRISONER SCORPIONFEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (18) JAPAN ITO,S/HASEBE, Y £79.99
Collection of Japanese thrillers starring the iconic and beautiful Meiko Kaji in a role that came to define her career,

Contains –

‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion’ (1972) – Matsu (Meiko Kaji) end up in lands in prison thanks to the evil manipulations of an ex-boyfriend and she must find a way to escape in order to get her revenge.

‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Jailhouse 41’ (1972) – Matsu exacts a grim revenge on the male wardens at the prison after enduring further brutal punishment.

‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Beast Stable’ (1973) – Matsu is now on the run after her prison escape and is now in trouble with a local gang.

‘Female Prisoner Scorpion #701’s Grudge Song’ (1973) – Matsu attempts to get revenge on a corrupt detective.

In Japanese with English subtitles

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

Limited Edition Blu-ray collection (4000 copies)
Brand new 2K restorations of all four films in the series presented on High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD
Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-rays) for all films
Optional English subtitles for all films
Double-sided fold out poster of two original artworks
Reversible sleeves for all films featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Ian MacEwan
Booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Chuck Stephens, a brand new interview with Toru Shinohara, creator of the original Scorpion manga and an archive interview with Meiko Kaji by Chris D. illustrated with original stills

FEMALE PRISONER #701: SCORPION

Newly filmed appreciation by filmmaker Gareth Evans (The Raid)
Shunya Ito: Birth of an Outlaw, an archive interview with the director
Scorpion Old and New, a new interview with assistant director Yutaka Kohira
Theatrical Trailers for all four films in the series

FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: JAILHOUSE 41

Newly filmed appreciation by critic Kier-La Janisse
Japanese cinema critic Jasper Sharp looks over the career of Shunya Ito
Designing Scorpion, a new interview with production designer Tadayuki Kuwana
Original Theatrical Trailer and Teaser

FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: BEAST STABLE

Newly filmed appreciation by critic Kat Ellinger
Shunya Ito: Directing Meiko Kaji, an archive interview with the director
Unchained Melody, a new visual essay by Tom Mes on the career of Meiko Kaji
Original Theatrical Trailer and Teaser

FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: #701’s GRUDGE SONG

Newly filmed appreciation by filmmaker Kazuyoshi Kumakiri (Kichiku: Banquet of the Beasts)
Yasuharu Hasebe: Finishing the Series, an archive interview with the director
Japanese cinema critic Jasper Sharp looks over the career of Yasuharu Hasebe
They Call Her Scorpion, a new visual essay by Tom Mes on the film series
Original Theatrical Trailer

DVD available to buy at

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/japanese-films-on-dvd

 

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