A stoic samurai (Masatoshi Nagase) is ordered by his clan to kill an old comrade. Tranquil, touching, and, in the climactic sword fight, excitingly real.
Genre: Drama, Romance; Starring: Takako Matsu, Masatoshi Nagase, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Hidetaka Yoshioka; Director: Yoji Yamada; Author: Yoshitaka Asama, Yoji Yamada; Runtime (in minutes): 132; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Tartan
Posted July 7 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT
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