There is cool, cooler and then the Red Peony Gambler. The style she cuts is even sharper than the short sword she uses to discourage her enemies.
This was a series of eight films that ran from 1968 through 1972 and propelled actress Fuji Junko into stardom with her portrayal of a female gambler and swordswoman who roams the land looking for revenge and redemption for her family. The Red Peony Gambler films take place during the 1890's or Mid-Meiji Era.
Hibotan Bakuto: Jingi Toshimasu - The eighth and final chapter of the Hibotan Bakuto series. Red Peony Oryu visits the old dying Boss of an ally family and promises her that she will help guide the new Boss. Meanwhile as a turf war breaks out, the family is betrayed from within and the rival family becomes violent, Oryu takes things into her own hands…
STARRING: FUJI JUNKO, WAKAYAMA TOMISABURO, KATAOKA CHIEZO, SUGAWARA BUNTA
1972 - JAPANESE with OPTIONAL ENGLISH SUBTITLES - COLOR - 16:9 ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN - 92 MINUTES