Blade Of The Immortal

“if you are going to see one outlandish and occasionally nauseating bloodbath samurai pic this year, this is the one” – The Hollywood Reporter

 

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Samurai

141 min

2017

Takashi Miike

MA15+

synopsis

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine – the 100th film by master director Takashi Miike.

cast:

Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki

fan quotes:

"Despite the high body count, Blade of the Immortal is both extremely funny and very warm."

"What I daresay is the most violent samurai epic ever struck off by the hand of man."

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