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Samurai Rebellion

3 Ratings: 5.0
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1967
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about Samurai Rebellion
review by . May 24, 2011
posted in ASIANatomy
First off I'm not a big black and white movie fan nor am I a big fan of some modern Japanese films but damn were these old school Japanese movies amazingly brilliant. I think Toshiro Mifune is becoming one of my favorite actors and this is a film worthy of showing his flawless acting talent. Now one thing I've noticed with these films is like a lot of the classic asian films is that it definitely takes patience because they love to build up their stories to a beautiful climax. Samurai Rebellion …
review by . August 18, 2011
A powerful movie of love, honor, duty, injustice and self-respect
Don't come to Samurai Rebellion expecting a strutting, slashing, melodramatic sword flick. Joichi is a movie that deals with major issues -- love, honor, duty, injustice and, above all, self-respect -- and does so in such a sad and noble way that the inevitability of the outcome approaches tragedy. Note that not only elements of the plot are discussed, the entire plot is.       We're in the middle of the long Tokugawa Shogunate, 1725. There has been peace for years …
review by . December 22, 2008
posted in ASIANatomy
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"The Greatest Evil is when Good Men do nothing in the face of Injustice…" SAMURAI REBELLION (1967) is directed by Masaki Kobayashi, the same director responsible for the awesome KWAIDAN and the far superior samurai film "Hara-Kiri". Don't get me wrong, this film is a true emotional achievement by Kobayashi, the drama and intense screenplay is magnificent that even the awesome swordplay displayed onscreen seemed utterly unnecessary. "Samurai Rebellion" is …
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