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Blu-ray Review – Coffy (1973)

Coffy, 1973.

Directed by Jack Hill.

Starring Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, Sid Haig, William Elliot, Allan Arbus, Linda Haynes and Carol Lawson.

Synopsis:

A nurse takes matters into her own hands after her sister is given some bad junk by local drug dealers.

Having released Jack Hill’s 1974 blaxploitation classic Foxy Brown on Blu-ray a couple of years back, it’s taken Arrow Films a while to get to Hill’s previous – and arguably better – Pam Grier-starring thriller Coffy. Has it been worth the wait? You betcha jive ass!

Coffy (Grier) is a nurse by day but during her off hours she takes local hoodlums to task in a variety of ways as she seeks revenge for her younger sister being hospitalised after taking a stash of bad drugs, as well as her other siblings having fallen by the wayside due to keeping bad company. The opening 10 minutes

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