Samurai Assassin

Film, Action and adventure

Time Out says

A dramatic take on real events when in 1860 a masterless samurai was recruited by assassins to carry out the murder of an important government official

In this HKIFF Cine Fan showing Toshiro Mifune plays a ronin, Tsuruchiyo, hired by rebels to assassinate the tairo (prime minister) of the ruling Shogunate government. Obsessed with proving his worth as a potential samurai, he carries out his mission in a ferocious rage, ignorant to what fate has in store for him...


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