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The Last Warrior (1989)

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The biggest Japanese destroyer "Yamato" is badly damaged in a battle and shall be repaired at a small island in the Pacific which is inhabited only by Gibb, an US American observation post,... See full summary »

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The biggest Japanese destroyer "Yamato" is badly damaged in a battle and shall be repaired at a small island in the Pacific which is inhabited only by Gibb, an US American observation post, and a few aborigines with their priest. Gibb and young novice Katherine can flee, but are tracked by two Japanese soldiers. After Gibb kills one of them, the other seeks revenge in a sword duel. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Action | Drama | War

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8 September 1989 (South Africa)  »

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This film's closing epilogue states: "On April 7, 1945 the battleship Yamato was sunk with the loss of almost 3000 men." See more »

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Should Warrant A Look On DVD
7 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are only a few actors in this film, which makes it somewhat of an oddity.

Gary Graham plays an American soldier fighting off the Japanese on a remote Pacific island in the last few days of World War II. He is accompanied by a missionary nun, Maria Holvoe, who looks anything like a nun. Maria is a sultry, sexy woman and complete miscast here. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa plays Graham's main adversary. He is a noble fighter who wants to win fair-and-square....and that costs him.

The main attribute of this film is the stylish photography and it needed a DVD treatment because many of the scenes are in darkness and not easy to see. It's wonderfully filmed and the story is decent enough to warrant a better look, so I may buy it. The only viewing I had of this was on VHS.


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