''Look at me closely. Do I look like someone you raped?''
Lady Snowblood is a classic.
It's one of the most influential Japanese films of the 70s.
Wonderful, pulpy, beautiful, and brilliantly violent.
THIS REVIEW IS A WARNING AGAINST THE BOTCHED CRITERION REMASTER OF THE FILM
The Arrow Blu-Ray release reproduces, accurately, the original version of the film. Yes, the film is slightly washed out—this is congruent with other similar films of the era and the film's own sequel—and the…