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Sister Street Fighter
Revenge of the Dragon / Lady Karate / Female Fighting Fist in Danger / Woman Certain Kill First / Die Karate-Tiger

Japan 1974
produced by
Kenji Takamura, Kineo Yoshimine for Toei
directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
starring Etsuko Shiomi, Sonny Chiba, Asao Uchida, Sanae Ohori, Bin Amatsu, Hiroshi Kondo, Emi Hayakawa, Hiroshi Miyauchi, Xie Xiu-Rong, Takashi Hio, Masashi Ishibashi, Tatsuya Kameyama, Ryoichi Koike, Hideo Kosuge, Akira Kuji, Toshio Minami, Kengo Miyaji, Hisao Mizoguchi, Tatsuya Nanjo, Kenji Ohba, Kazuyuki Saito, Kazuji Sato, Seiya Sato, Koji Sawada, Teruo Shimizu, Gozo Soma, Nami Tachibana, Tadashi Takatsuki, Toshiyuki Tsuchiyama, Shohei Yamamoto, Sakae Yamaura
written by Masahiro Kakefuda, Norifumi Suzuki, music by Shunsuke Kikuchi

Sister Street Fighter

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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Koryu (Etsuko) learns that her brother Mansei (Hiroshi Miyauchi) has gone missing while investigating a gang of drugrunners, and thus returns to Tokyo from Hong Kong to try to track him down. She is to meet with undercover agent Fanshin (Xie Xiu-Rong) in a sleazy bar, but after a big barroom brawl, she's snatched from right under her nose by Hibiki (Sonny Chiba) - who she only later, at the dojo her brother has been studying karate learns is actually on her side. Koryu soon learns the basics about what's going on, that crime kingpin Kakuzaki (Bin Amatsu) heads an organisation that uses wigs (!) as a means to transport large quanitities of heroin to Hong Kong, and to properly guard his organisation, Kakuzaki has collected martial artists from all over the world as his army. He also holds Mansei captive and keeps him drugged pretty much 24/7. But what Koryu doesn't know is that Kakuzaki also uses Mansei to have a hold over their foster father Gyokudo (Hiroshi Kondo), to keep his tabs on the goings-in at the dojo. Now Koryu has numerous run-ins with Kakuzaki's organisation, and always comes out victorious (party due to the fact that nobody ever uses a gun on her I imagine), so much so that Kakuzaki uses Gyokudo to lure her into a trap - which again she masters. But for the finale, it's her and a handful of fighters from the dojo including Hibiki against Kakuzaki's army of martial artists - and that might be a bigger bite than our heroes can chew on ...


Sister Street Fighter is a spin-off of Sonny Chiba's Street Fighter series only in (English) title, and yet is sure to appeal to fans of that series, and not just for the participation of Chiba in a supporting role (that has nothing to do with his character in said series by the way): Basically this is just a fun vintage martial arts movie full of over-the-top violence that's more often than not too absurd to be gruesome, plenty of fights and chases, eccentric characters in flashy outfits, outlandish weaponry, all filmed from often weird yet interesting angles. And the whole thing looks less like a serious action flick and more like a comicbook come to life - and that, combined with a pretty much irresistible 1970s vibe, makes this movie so totally charming. Sure, this is no masterpiece by any standards, and there are better films of its ilk even, but while watching one can't help but just enjoy the ride!


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