Violence, Vengeance and Upheaval: A look at the Lady Snowblood films

The most obvious thing about watching Lady Snowblood is if you’ve seen Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill and are watching this for the first time, you will clearly where he gained a significant inspiration for his two-part film. He even utilized the song “Shura no hana” (“The Flower of Carnage”). An aspect that might tend be overlooked in the wake of the visceral, stylized…