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Period and Historical
Japanese (English subtitles)
A clan leader in feudal Japan dies while a war is raging. His closest advisers come to the decision that it would be too dangerous for this news to spread. So they replace him with a lookalike, a man who had been a small-time thief. In time, the imposter starts to believe he is the real thing but does looking like a leader really make him one? Powerful samurai epic with astonishing battle scenes, made by the great director Akira Kurosawa.
This Japanese epic following the adventures of a band of samurai is one of cinema's most influential films.
11+ years 170 mins
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