Directed by Takashi Miike
Cult director Takashi Miike (ICHI THE KILLER, AUDITION) delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future.
A group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future.
Cast: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya
Who cares that it's not a "horror" film. It's a genre film that is bloody as hell! 5 skulls!
A film that should be considered a classic in the samuri genre.
Magnificent tale of honor and loyalty and friendship and justice that doesn't disappoint with the slice and dice. Great villain that you want to see get what's coming.
Bloody. Violent. Inspirational. Miike is such a versatile director. This is one of his most homogeneous offerings. It's a retelling of an
A great samurai tale that puts many of Miike's directorial talents on display. Less nuts than his older stuff, but with plenty of drama and action to fill the runtime.