Rating: 9 stars
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Seen on: 04/01/2013
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Kon Ichikawa’s retelling of the classic true story of Samurai honor. When a young clan lord is forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide), his loyal followers (now Ronin, masterless Samurai) dedicate their lives to avenging his death.
Length 129 minutes
Saburo Ishikura | Hisaya Morishige | Kô Nishimura | Akira Kubo | Shigeru Kôyama | Renji Ishibashi | Hitomi Kuroki | Rie Miyazawa | Nenji Kobayashi | Ken Takakura | Kiichi Nakai | Hisashi Igawa | Kôji Ishizaka | Ruriko Asaoka | Tatsuo Matsumura | Akiji Kobayashi | Toshi Shioya | Misa Shimizu | Gaku Yamamoto | Yûko Kotegawa | Isao Bito | Ken Kobayashi | Michiyo Yokoyama | Hirokazu Inoue | Atsuo Nakamura | Eiji Bandô | Ryûdô Uzaki | Jun Hashizume | Kikunosuke Onoe | Masayuki Imai | Bsaku Satoh | Yuka Kono | Gen Idemitsu | Shinji Yamaguchi | Yuzuru Nishimura | Shirou Kajiwara
A excellent film, beautifully shot. It also helps explain some of the references from John Frankenheimer’s Ronin, one of my favorite movies.
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