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|Release Date: ||10 February 2010|
Number of discs:1
Item weight: 130g
Original Release Year 2008
Running Time:100 minutes
Format: NTSC Format
Region Code:2 (Japan, Europe, Middle East, and South Africa only)
Audio Track:Cantonese: 5.1ch Surround,Japanese 2ch Stereo
Aspect Ratio(s);16:9 LB Vista
A Remake of Japanese pinky violence film by Toei Company "Female Convict 701: Scorpion (Woman in Prison)" starring Meiko Kaji. This time Miki Mizuno plays a main character Nami. The story revolves around a female prisoner Nami Matsushima (Scorpion) who is trapped and gets to jail due to false charge. While in prison she bears gruesome lynch by other prisoners, sexual battery, attack by detectives, and gets dumped in the forest at death's door. She is helped by a mysterious old man and trained to be a fiercest assassin. Finally she starts taking out her revenge, however extreme hardship is in store. . .
Special Features: making-of, theatrical trailer, cast & staff profile (still)
An ordinary woman is transformed into a fighting machine in the wake of a shocking crime in this action drama from Japan. Sasori (Miki Mizuno) is a housewife happily married to a policeman (Dylan Kuo) who plays guitar in his spare time. One day, a gang of violent criminals break into Sasori's home and take hold of her husband as Sasori is goaded into murdering his sister. When the police arrive, Sasori is arrested as her husband sits in stunned silence. Convicted of murder, Sasori must prove her mettle against the tough-as-nails inmates at a grim women's prison, but the former housewife reveals she can give as good as she gets in a fight. Sasori runs afoul of the prison staff and the warden (Lam Suet) exiles her into a woodland just outside the prison grounds, where she's isolated with little hope of escape. To Sasori's surprise, she encounters a hermit known as the Corpse Collector (Simon Yam), who gives her a crash course in the martial arts and helps her escape. Sasori fights her way back to civilization and tracks down her husband, who is now playing with a rock band at a night spot, while his wife is determined to get revenge for being sent through hell. Sasori was based on a classic manga by Tooru Shinohara, and was previously adapted for the screen under the title Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion.
Description in Japanese
水野美紀主演!! あの「さそり」が、さらにセクシーに、さらに切なく、激しくなって、現代に蘇る!! ――幸せな結婚を目前に、婚約者の父親殺しの罪を着せられ、刑務所に服役することになった松島ナミ。自分を陥れた者たちへの復讐と、愛する婚約者との再会を願う彼女だったが、その想いも虚しく、所内での女囚バトルに巻き込まれ、瀕死状態のまま、森に捨てられてしまう。やがて、"死体収拾人"と呼ばれる謎の老人に助けられた彼女は、過酷な訓練を受け、完璧な刺客として復活。ついに、復讐を開始したナミを過酷な運命が待ち受ける!!
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Miki Mizuno, Dylan Kuo, Emme Wong|
Art Port Inc |