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The Sword of Doom

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, YŻzŰ Kayama, Michiyo Aratama, Y?ko Nait? View All


Crew

Shinobu Hashimoto (Screenplay), Kihachi Okamoto (Director) View All

Release: Feb. 25th, 1966
Runtime: 2 hours, 2 minutes
Ryunosuke, a gifted swordsman plying his trade during the turbulent final days of Shogunate rule, has no moral code and kills without remorse. Itís a way of life that leads to madness.
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thracian dawg
We can't be sure if Ryunosuke's story would have continued on in the subsequent films or if his character ended with this film.
Citizen Rules
I wasn't real big on the way the film ended but then I learned later that the author of the novel that this was based on, died before it could be finished, so the ending is an appropriate way to acknowledge that fact.
KeyserCorleone
I first payed attention to the movie when I read a review by Movieforums member reviewed it, and I considered the review to be well-written and interesting enough for me to watch the movie soon after reading the review.


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