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Goemon (2009)

 -  Action | Drama  -  1 May 2009 (Japan)
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Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yôsuke Eguchi ...
Takao Ohsawa ...
Ryôko Hirosue ...
Chacha Asai
Jun Kaname ...
Gori ...
Mikijirô Hira ...
Rikyu Sen
Masatô Ibu ...
Tetsuji Tamayama ...
Matahachi
Hashinosuke Nakamura ...
Eiji Okuda ...
Choi Hong Man ...
Gao
Susumu Terajima ...
Eriko Satô ...
Courtesan Yoshino
Erika Toda ...
Courtesan Yukiri
Mayu Tsuruta ...
Koheita's mother
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Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief is murdered and uses his skills as a thief to help the poor. But after learning the identity of his leader's killer - the traitorous Hideyoshi (Eiji Okuda) - Goemon sets out on a bloody path of vengeance, joined by his loyal friend, Saizo (Takao Ôsawa). Written by Anonymous

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Absolutely Brilliant!!!!
23 December 2009 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie without any expectation, but I have to say, this is one of best movies I ever saw.

Japanese traditions and feelings, samurai history, epic battles and yes, a lot of lies with not so good special effects, but it really doesn't matter.

The movie starts a little slow, it has almost 130 minutes long, and could be resumed to 100 easily. But still a really, really GOOD movie. You must to see... Even if you don't like samurai or ninjas histories, this movie has so many other feelings, that you'll like it.

I really don't understand people talking badly about this movie.


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