Saturday, June 18, 2016

Kagemusha


53th Academy Awards: Best Foreign Film Nominee
Kagemusha (影武者)
1980
Japan
Color
Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Plot: A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.

Theme: Drama, History, War

Links: imdb | Wikipedia

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