(Hideo Gosha, 1969). Tatsuya Nakadai is a heavy hitter as a samurai who leaves his clan in protest at their misdeeds and returns from self-imposed exile to do battle with his brother-in-law. This engaging movie's great final battle is among the most cinematically impressive in the genre.
Fri., June 27, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m., 2008
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