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Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)

Sanbiki no samurai (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 13 May 1964 (Japan)
When poor peasants kidnap a magistrate's daughter to coerce him into reducing taxes, a wandering ronin and two renegades from the magistrate's guard take up the fight for them.

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Aya
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Oyasu
Kyôko Aoi ...
Omitsu
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Jinbê
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Uzaemon Matsushita
Hisashi Igawa
Ichirô Izawa
Jun Tatara ...
Yasugorô
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Oine
Yôko Mihara ...
Omaki
Kichijirô Ueda
Nakajirô Tomita
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Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate, in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up their fight, joined by two renegades from the magistrate's guard, Sakura and Kikyo. The three outlaws find themselves in a battle to the death. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Sakon Shiba: [Threatening to kill the Magistrate; his daughter physically intervenes] For his victims' sake, I can't allow him to live.
Aya: Please!
Sakon Shiba: Move, or I'll kill you!
Aya: Kill me, then. No matter what he's done, I'm still his daughter.
Sakon Shiba: [the Magistrate breaks free and runs for it, but Shiba deftly cuts off his top knot with a quick thrust of his sword] Let the lord see you in disgrace. Let the peasants see you in disgrace.
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one of my favorites classics
30 June 2003 | by (florida, USA) – See all my reviews

after watching Gosha's other movies, my curiuosity for other samurai films made me buy this movie, first of all, I like the main character on this film the masterless samurai character, he was in Harakiri, and maybe goyokin nakadai's brother in law/ nemesis, anyway,the movie has some humor on it, has some great swordplay, I recomended this film because it is not all drama like samurai assassin and rebellion, there's alot of talking, until the last 5 minutes of the film


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