Genre: Thriller, Drama, History
Director: Nagisa Oshima
Year: Y1999
Country: France, Japan, UK
Language: Japanese
Cast: Takeshi Kitano,Ryuhei Matsuda,Shinji Takeda,Tadanobu Asano,Yoichi Sai

Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training room, all centering around a handsome young samurai named Sozaburo Kano. The school's stern master can choose to intervene, or to let Kano decide his own path. Keywords:Samurai,Japan,Androgyny,Execution,Kendo


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