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Kagemusha

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Jinpachi Nezu, Takashi Shimura View All


Crew

Akira Kurosawa (Director), Akira Kurosawa (Screenplay), Masato Ide (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 26th, 1980
Runtime: 3 hours
Akira Kurosawa's lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When Shingen dies, his generals reluctantly agree to have the impostor take over as the powerful ruler. He soon begins to appreciate life as Shingen, but his commitment to the role is tested when he must lead his troops into battle against the forces of a rival warlord.
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Reviewed by

kkl10
If not for this my overall experience would be much better, but Kagemusha is still a beautiful film worth to see, it has moments of great emotional power, nice humour and some scenes are simply perfect and cast great enchantment on us.


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