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SWORD OF DOOM

羅生門

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大菩薩峠

Japan, 1966
Directed by Kihachi Okamoto
Starring Toshirō Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai
35mm. Approx. 121 min.

Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence. A gifted swordsman plying his craft during the turbulent final days of shogunate rule in Japan, Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse or mercy. It is a way of life that ultimately leads to madness. Kihachi Okamoto’s swordplay classic is the thrilling tale of a man who chooses to devote his life to evil.

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