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MUSASHI MIYAMOTO
SAMURAI TRILOGY PART I

宮本武蔵

Tuesday, March 1 at
12:40

Japan, 1954
Directed by Hiroshi Inagaki
Starring Toshirō Mifune
Adapted from Eiji Yoshikawa's novel, Musashi
Digital. Approx. 93 min.

Umpteenth life of the real (c.1584-1645) swordsman, artist, writer (Book of Five Rings) and ronin Miyamoto (here adapted from Eiji Yoshikawa’s 1930s newspaper serial-turned-novel). Mifune’s young rebel Takezo is captured and tutored by his village priest, and after several years becomes Musashi. Path-breakingly lush color photography.

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