ByMarch 14, 2005
Kihachi Okamoto’s The Sword of Doom is likely to strike the innocent viewer as an exercise in . . . Read more »
Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story 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.