The Twilight Samurai

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  129 min.
Release year:  2003

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Nenji Kobayashi, Min Tanaka, Ren Osugi

Synopsis

In nineteenth-century Japan, a widowed samurai caring for his mother and two young daughters has little time or inclination to pursue his profession's traditional warrior life. That changes, however, when he steps forward to defend a young woman from an attack by her drunken ex-husband.

Director: Yoji Yamada
Studio: Shochiku Films
Producer(s): Hiroshi Fukazawa, Shigehiro Nakagawa, Ichirô Yamamota
Screenplay: Yoshitaka Asama, Yoji Yamada
Official Site: www.shochiku.co.jp/kakushiken/

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