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Seen on: 09/24/2017

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Blade of the Immortal (2017)

Directed by Takashi Miike

Action | Eastern | Fantasy

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Overview

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine.

Rated R | Length 140 minutes

Actors

Chiaki Kuriyama | Kazuki Kitamura | Shun Sugata | Takuya Kimura | Yōko Yamamoto | Masanobu Katsumura | Renji Ishibashi | Tsutomu Yamazaki | Erika Toda | Hayato Ichihara | Ken Kaneko | Chisun | Shima Ohnishi | Min Tanaka | Seizô Fukumoto | Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi | Ebizo Ichikawa | Sota Fukushi | Masayuki Deai | Takuma Hiraoka | Sei Matobu | Shinnosuke Mitsushima | Hana Sugisaki | Takuma Otoo | Takahiro Kuroishi | Takashi Kitadai | Koji Yamaguchi | Wataru Ichinose | Toru Iwasu | Chika Katou | Yoshiyuki Shibata | Yoshiie Akihito | Yusuke Sugiyama | Ayami Nakamura | Haruna Kishimoto | Yukiharu Sugiyama | Rui Nishio | Eiji Yamada | Sakurako Moteki | Yukiharu Yamaguchi | Hideko Sono | Gouichi Natsuyama | Tadayoshi Kobashi | Ryuji Kasahara | Takahiro Hotta | Kazuto Seike | Chikara Motoyama

Viewing Notes

14th film of the fest was Miike’s 100th film and it did not disappoint! Just a fun period ronin film based on a manga. Lots of blood and fighting.

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