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Kill Bill Chapter 3: The Origin of O-Ren (movie segment)

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Genres: action, drama, horror
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: As "The Bride" takes time to recover feeling on her lower body after waking up from a four-year coma, she reminisces the life of O-Ren Ishii, one of Bill's assassins who was involved in the wedding chapel incident that nearly took her out of commission. O-Ren is an American of Japanese and Chinese descent who lived near a U.S. military base when she was younger. She became an assassin after Boss Matsumoto's yakuza clan murdered both her parents.
User Ratings: 740 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 78 votes (dub:54, sub:18, edit.dub:1, others:5
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 Excellent: 149 votes (dub:84, sub:57, ?:3, raw:1, others:4
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1 Spanish edited dub
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 Very good: 205 votes (dub:106, sub:82, ?:3, edit.dub:1, others:13
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2 French subtitled
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1 Russian subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Good: 180 votes (dub:96, sub:72, ?:2, edit.dub:1, others:9
2 French subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 French dubbed
1 Swedish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 79 votes (sub:36, dub:35, ?:3, edit.dub:2, raw:1, others:2
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 So-so: 22 votes (dub:11, sub:7, ?:1, others:3
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 Not really good: 8 votes (sub:6, dub:2)
 Weak: 7 votes (dub:4, sub:3)
 Bad: 5 votes (dub:4, sub:1)
 Awful: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1616 users, rank: #767 (of 9410)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.666 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.6144, rank: #1311 (of 9518)
Weighted mean: 7.628 (Very good−), rank: #1259 (of 9518) (seen all: 7.63 / seen some: 5.93)
Bayesian estimate: 7.625 (Very good−), rank: #1007 (of 7151)
Running time: 8 minutes
Vintage: 2003-10-10
Premiere date:
2003-10-10 (USA)
Release dates: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
Part of Quentin Tarantino's 2003 film Kill Bill Vol. 1.
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Character Design:
Katsuhito Ishii
Shou Tajima
Art Director: Minoru Nishida
Director of Photography: Miki Sakuma

2D Work: Akiko Nakayama
Accounting: Hiroyuki Nakano
Animation Check: Yutaka Sakamoto
Animation producer: Katsuji Morishita
Assistant Production Manager: Rui Kuroki
Color Supervisor: Katsue Inoue
Editing: Junichi Uematsu
Executive Animation Producer: Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Executive Art Director: Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
First Unit Director: Kazuto Nakazawa
Overseas Manager: Maki Terashima-Furuta
Second Unit Director: Toshihiko Nishikubo
Special Effects: Masahiro Murakami
Technical Adviser: Junichiro Aki
Visual Supervisor: Kanta Kamei
Ai Maeda as O-Ren Ishii

Hikaru Midorikawa as Pretty Riki
Naomi Kusumi as Boss Matsumoto
Japanese companies
Digital Paint: Production I.G
DVD Distribution:
GAGA Communications
Universal Pictures (Japan)
In-Between Animation: Production I.G
Production: Production I.G
Voice Recording Coordinator: Jinnan Studio
English staff
English companies
Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino
Music: Luis Enrique Bacalov ("The Grand Duel - Parte Prima")
Licensed by: Miramax Films
Music Production: Maverick Records
Production: A Band Apart
English cast
Uma Thurman as The Bride / Narrator

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