Samurai Assassin

Based loosley on true events, the great Toshiro Mifune plays a masterless samurai in 1860 as the rule of the shogun is coming to an end. A few disgruntled samurai are happy to help it on its way but the twists and turns are coming thick and fast. Motives will be examined and in the end it may be hard to tell the victor from the vanquished.

Year: 1964
Genre: True Stories, Japanese Cinema, Samurai, Action
Country: Japan
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Ito Yonosuke, Eijiro Tono
Duration: 117 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)



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