A Taxing Woman's Return
|A Taxing Woman's Return|
|Directed by||Juzo Itami|
|Screenplay by||Juzo Itami|
|Music by||Toshiyuki Honda|
|Edited by||Akira Katsura|
A Taxing Woman's Return, (Japanese title マルサの女2, Marusa no onna 2) is a 1988 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Juzo Itami. It is the sequel to Itami's 1987 comedy A Taxing Woman. Nobuko Miyamoto plays female government tax investigator Ryoko Itakura. She investigates a religious sect, led by Teppei Onizawa (Rentarō Mikuni), that is suspected of being used for tax evasion. The sect is part of a complex conspiracy involving the Yakuza, political corruption and a prestigious construction project.
The film won a few Japanese awards. This included the Mainichi Film Concours Best Supporting Actor for Yasuo Daichi (also for Bakayaro! I'm Plenty Mad) and a Japanese Academy Awards for Best Editing (Akira Suzuki) who won the award for this film and Brake Out, Love Bites Back and The Silk Road.
- Galbraith IV 1988, p. 358.
- Galbraith IV, Stuart (2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 1461673747. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
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