Blade of the Immortal
- Japan / UK
- 2h 20min
- Directed by: Takashi Miike
- Cast: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi
- UK release: 8 December 2017
Immortal swordsman Manji (Kimura) is haunted by the death of his sister until he meets Rin (Sugisaki) who reminds him of her and who also seeks vengeance: redemption time! Ultra-violent samurai action directed with typical panache but also with surprising conscience and splashes of macabre humour.
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Reviews & features
Blade of the Immortal4 Dec 2017
Takashi Miike's manga adaptation combines a series of spectacular face-offs with a dash of moral fibre
Revenge isn't all that simple in a samurai story with moral backbone and a supernatural bent, directed with typical panache by the absurdly prolific Japanese auteur Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Ichi the Killer, Audition). His 100th feature is based on…
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