Cult Japanese director Takashi Miike (Audition) takes a break from his lunatic-laden thrillers to deliver this periodic samurai epic (in the proper sense of the word). More
At the withered end of Japan's feudal era (along with samurai influence), a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down the Shogun's sadistic above-the-law younger brother, Lord Naritsugu. With the country threatening to plunge into a war-torn future, this band of assassins commence a final stand in order to prevent the masochist from ascending into power.
This is a remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 black-and-white film of the same name. Hide