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Samurai Rebellion (Criterion Collection) (1967)

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Go Kato, Tatsuya Nakadai, more...
Director: Masaki Kobayashi
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Studio: Criterion
Genre: Foreign, Costume Drama/Period Piece, Japan, Samurai, Criterion Collection
Running Time: 120 min.
Languages: Japanese
Subtitles: English
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Synopsis
Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord's mistress, who has recently displeased the ruler. Reluctantly, father and son take in the woman, and, to the family's surprise, the young couple fall in love. But the lord soon reverses his decision and demands the mistress's return. Against all expectations, Isaburo and his son refuse, risking the destruction of their entire family. Director Masaki Kobayashi's Samurai Rebellion is the gripping story of a peaceful man who finally decides to take a stand against injustice.

Features:

  • Video introduction by director Masaki Kobayashi
  • Original theatrical trailer

GreenCine Member Reviews

best of kind by bsuppe December 1, 2005 - 11:38 PM PST
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Outstanding, among the very best samurai movies I've ever seen. If you are looking for an action movie, look elsewhere - but loads of psychological action. Certainly Mifune in peak form.




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