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The Sword of Doom

October 7, 2013

Japan | 1966 | 119 Minutes | Kihachi Okamoto

Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in Kihachi Okamoto's film of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence.

A gifted swordsman—plying his trade during the turbulent final days of Shogunate rule—Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse, without mercy. It is a way of life that ultimately leads to madness.

Director: Kihachi Okamoto
Principal Cast: Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiro Mifune, Michiyo Aratama, Yuzo Kayama, Yoko Naito, Kei Sato
Country: Japan
Year: 1966
Running Time: 119 Minutes
Language: Japanese
HasSubTitles: Yes
Format: HD Digital
US Distributor: Janus Films, Emerging Pictures
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