The abuse of the cry of “Tenchu! Ten Films about Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Tatsuya Nakadai’s stone cold appearance really is unparallelled, I love both him and Toshiro Mifune in equal amounts. This is one of the best of the genre. A destitute ronin allies himself with an established clan, but its ruthless leader tries to turn him into a mindless killer.

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Hideo Gosha deserves the same respect as Kurosawa, Kobayashi, Okamoto, etc. But sometimes escaping the past is not so easy. The performances are also stunning: His friend, Sakamoto comes like a spectre at night,…. When poor peasants kidnap a magistrate’s daughter to coerce him into reducing taxes, a wandering ronin and two renegades from the magistrate’s guard take up the fight for them.

Takeo is a young yakuza who renounces his former criminal activities after being released from prison. Izo Okada Tatsuya Nakadai The sense of betrayal is conveyed well and all comes together for a satisfying end. Already have an account? In Gosha and Katsu’s portrayal of the character, there is always a sense of compassion for a simple soul swept away by powers beyond his control and comprehension.


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Hitokiri () – IMDb

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. Mark Schilling’s Tokyo Ramen. Tatsuya Nakadai is the brilliant, but ice cold Takechi Hanbei who at the start of the film orders the death of a high ranking official, a move that will eventually destroy the Tosa Rebellion. He enlists the poverty stricken ronin, Izo Okada Shintaro Katsu-also the film’s producer, and star of the long running Zatoichi samurai film seriesa mad dog fighter and childhood friend of Ryoma Sakamoto played by former teen idol and brother of former Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara, Yujiro Ishihara.

But his old friend Sakamato Yujiro Ishihara feels that not only can he do better but his whole country can than this continual internecine warfare between the various clans.

tenchu hitokiri

Although the narrative closely follows the giri-ninjo tradition represented by master Takechi and friend Sakamoto respectivelyHitokiri manages to rise above the plot machinations tencchu a way that some of Gosha’s later films like the Nakadai starrer The Wolves don’t. It’s awesome; it belongs on the short list of great samurai films. Still the killer is never far away.


Hitokiri (Tenchu!)

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Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates! This is hard core revenge drama and superb swordfighting all in one.

Genres drama action history. The wicked new emperor rewards his loyal warrior by placing him in prison.

Tenchu! (Hitokiri)

Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Another better quality Gosha with Katsu playing his usual hard-nut character. I saw it twice about 25yrs ago and have not had another opportunity to see it again since then. Use hitokiro HTML below.

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Search for ” Hitokiri ” on Amazon. It’s a damn shame.

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