The Twilight Samurai

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In nineteenth-century Japan, a widowed samurai caring for his mother and two young daughters has little time or inclination to pursue his profession's traditional warrior life. That changes, however, when he steps forward to defend a young woman from an attack by her drunken ex-husband.

Director: Yoji Yamada
Studio: Shochiku Films
Producer(s): Hiroshi Fukazawa, IchirĂ´ Yamamota, Shigehiro Nakagawa
Cast: Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Nenji Kobayashi, Min Tanaka, Ren Osugi
Writer(s): Yoshitaka Asama, Yoji Yamada
Official Site: http://www.shochiku.co.jp/kakushiken/

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