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The Sword of Doom

September 26, 2005

Japan, 1860. It is the era just before the samurai order was dissolved. Ryunosuke (Nakadai), a wandering samurai warrior kills a young woman’s grandfather without provocation. He enters a town and proceeds to shake things up after killing one of the... 

Onibaba

March 21, 2002

Onibaba (1964) is a cautionary tale about the dehumanizing effects of a war raging between two clans in Medieval Japan. The neglected crops have turned to weeds which forces peasants to become scavengers. Two women-a mother (Otowa) and her daughter-in-law... 

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