13 Assassins (2010) film poster

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13 Assassins (2010)


Take Up Your Sword.


  • Release Date:

    Apr 29, 2011

  • Genre:

    War, Action

  • Stars:

    Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya


Film Summary

13 Assassins movie synopsis: In Feudal Japan the era of the samurai is waning. The sadistic young Lord Naritsugu rapes and kills at will. No one can touch him because he is the Shogun's younger brother and thus above the law. A senior government official realizes the situation will become more dangerous after Naritsugu ascends to a higher political position. After a wronged party publicly commits seppuku, a trusted older samurai, Shinzaemon, is secretly hired to assassinate him.

He gathers eleven more samurai, including his nephew Shinrouko, and the dozen plan to ambush Naritsugu on his long journey home from Edo. Before they leave, they are visited by Naritsugu's samurai Hanbei, an old sparring partner of Shinzaemon's: each tries to dissuade the other from his task in vain, and Hanbei leaves promising to fight later.

Film Details

Director(s):

Takashi Miike

Cast:

Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya, Goro Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura, Mikijiro Hira, Hiroki Matsukata
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