Red Peony Gambler (1968)

Ryuko was raised by her father, a gambler named Senzo Yano in Kumamoto, Kyushu, after her mother died when she was little. When she turned 18 years old, her father was attacked and killed by a stranger in alley. Ryuko then dissolves her yakuza family, and, carrying the wallet left by the killer, she sets out on a journey to avenge her father's death. Five years later, she wanders the nation, known only as! Red Peony Oryu who has a red peony tattooed on her shoulder and has the defiance and courage of a man. She meets Katagiri - a loner gambler, Kumatora - boss of a family in Shikoku, and Otaka - female boss of the Doman Family in Osaka. With their help, she finally catches up with the man who murdered her father.

Directing:
  • Kôsaku Yamashita

Writing:
  • Norifumi Suzuki
  • Noribumi Suzuki

Stars:
Release Date: 1968-09-14
themoviedb icon 7.3/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 98

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