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Three Outlaw Samurai

Spine #596



Release:
Feb 14, 2012
$29.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Japanese PCM Mono
  • English subtitles

Three Outlaw Samurai

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Directed By: Hideo Gosha
Starring: Tetsuro Tanba, Isamu Nagato, Mikijiro Hira, Yoshiko Kayama, Kyoko Aoi, Hisashi Igawa
Licensor: Shochiku

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This first film by the legendary Hideo Gosha is among the most canonized chambara (sword-fighting) films. An origin-story offshoot of a Japanese television series phenomenon of the same name, Three Outlaw Samurai is a classic in its own right. In it, a wandering, seen-it-all ronin (Tetsuro Tamba) becomes entangled in the dangerous business of two other samurai (Isamu Nagato and Mikijiro Hira), hired to execute a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of a corrupt magistrate. With remarkable storytelling economy and thrilling action scenes, this is an expertly mounted tale of revenge and loyalty.

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