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Tange Sazen: Hyakuman ryo no tsubo (2004)

 -  Drama  -  17 July 2004 (Japan)
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Nearly a shot-by-shot remake of the 1935 film of the same title by director Sadao Yamanaka.

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Credited cast:
Shigeru Araki
Masami Horiuchi
Akio Kaneda
Shûji Kashiwabara
Hironobu Nomura ...
Genzaburo
Nagatoshi Sakamoto
Sayuri
Akashi Takei
Chie Tanaka
Kosuke Toyohara
Etsushi Toyokawa ...
Sazen
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(as Katsumi)
Emi Wakui ...
Ofuji
Atsushi Watanabe
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Nearly a shot-by-shot remake of the 1935 film of the same title by director Sadao Yamanaka.

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It is amazing
6 November 2006 | by (Sofia,Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie and i do not regret - not at all. As a big fan of Japanese samurai movies this one i could compare with Zatoichi, but this one is more profound. There is so many emotion and humanity. Shortly we have got two brothers - the oldest one is a head of Yaguy clan who has a task given by the shogun. This task needs many finances to be solved, but the clan does not have enough money to fulfil the shogun's order. Until the moment when the Yaguys chief remembers that he owns an old jar, who contains the key to a treasure - 1 million ryo

  • a big amount. But the problem comes with the fact that the clan's


chief gave this old useless on a first sight jar to his brother as a gift on his wedding. It is confusing how to take back the gift without making a bad impression with his youngest brother ? Anyways the troubles comes with moment when the youngest brother - a henpecked husband, decided to sell this useless gift from his brother. When he finds that the jar is priceless, he runs after the antique dealers - a very idiotic couple of a man and an imbecile on first sight woman - to give back the jar. Here comes the moment to describe the main hero character - a one eyed, and one handed samurai - master of the sword. Sounds strange to me, but anyways the movie is great. He has been crippled and blinded in battle with multiple enemy in the beginning. The battle scenes are well made and the wear of the Sazen - that is the name of character are pretty. White or black with hieroglyphs on them - too bad i don't get Japanese :-(((( Than was the main images of the movie. Oh, not to forget the little orphan boy, left alone - no one wants to take care of him - no one accept the one eyed samurai, and the owner of a archery house - a woman saved the life of Sazen. Now Sazen is working for her as a bodyguard. From the beginning no one of them wanted to take care of the kid , but soon both of them founds to be binded to the kid. They begins to fight as a married couple for the future of their kid - how to educate him. It is really great done. An ancient scenery - and a theme from nowadays. Probably this subject is ancient as the world - how to educate your own kid ... Then comes the people who wanted the jar of Yagyu clan - somehow this jar happened to be bought by the grandfather of the kid. At the end of the movie we probably must understand , that not the treasure is more worth but love and people we love. This movie shows what we can do for our beloved and the impossible is nothing when we love someone. My vote is 9 of 10 , because on the end i did not get, what actually happened with the boy, but probably when Sazen throws the arrow , the voice who said "Bullseye" was the voice of the kid. And the kid left to live with Sazen and the archery house mistress.


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