In May, Scream Factory will be trekking to the Far East to deliver a burgeoning cult favorite to U.S. home video when they issue blu-ray and DVD editions of Gun Woman. This cultish blend of mad science and blood-drenched action was made by Kurando Mitsutake and has been earning a reputation with review outlets on this side of the Atlantic (see the review quotes in the press release below). Read on for all the gun-toting grindhouse details, including pre-order links…
Japanese Gore Queen ASAMI in
POPULAR OVERSEAS GRINDHOUSE HIT
BLASTS ONTO BLU-RAY™ AND DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NORTH AMERICA
OWN IT ON MAY 26, 2015 FROM SCREAM FACTORY™
“By the time it’s over, you’re in love with Gun Woman and begging for more.” – Dread Central
“A cool-as-hell film… Gun Woman is, without a doubt, an excellent genre film steeped in the bloody revenge film history of the 70s and 80s…” – horrormovies.ca
Brace yourself for a mind-blowing thriller that delivers high-octane action, blood-soaked violence and a riveting tale of revenge in equal measure. From director Kurando Mitsutake, who dazed genre fans with his Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf, comes GUN WOMAN, a dark postmodern film-noir starring Japanese gore queen Asami (The Machine Girl, Dead Sushi). Watch crazy meet crazier in this no-holds-barred revenge flick when GUN WOMAN arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 26, 2015 from SCREAM FACTORY™.
A brilliant doctor vows revenge on a crazy sadistic killer following the murder of his wife… and devises the perfect assassination plan by turning a young woman into the most lethal assassin the world has ever seen. This outrageous plan will unfold in the killer’s heavily fortified underground lair. The lethal assassin will be placed into a temporal state of death and send into the facility as a dead body… but when she wakes, it is everyone else in the compound who will be deprived of their lives.
But there is one catch. What will she use as a weapon? The staff of the underground facility is armed with weapons that have fingerprint authentication systems so it’s impossible for her to use their weapons. The doctor’s genius plan is to surgically hide the gun parts into the woman’s body, so she can rip off her stitches when she wakes, take out the parts, assemble the gun and become the ultimate Gun Woman.
Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Kurando Mitsutake and Actress Asami (In Japanese with English subtitles)
Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Kurando Mitsutake (In English)
MAXAM INC. presents
Executive Producer FUETO KIKUCHI
Starring ASAMI KAIRI NARITA MATTHEW MILLER DEAN F. SIMONE NORIAKI R. KAMATA
Also Special Appearance by TATSUYA NAKADAI
Director KURANDO MITSUTAKE
Producer TOMOKAZU KOSEKI TOMOKAZU SATO CHIAKI YANAGIMOTO