Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Director
Kenji Misumi

Main cast
Tomisaburô Wakayama; Fumio Watanabe; Shigeru Tsuyuguchi; Tomoo Uchida; Tomoko Mayama

Genres
Action, Drama, Foreign

Description
In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate by the Yagyu clan, against whom he now is waging a one-man war, along with his infant son, Daigoro.


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