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The story of a a young man who has spent his life searching for revenge only to find himself up against a bigger challenge than he originally bargained for.

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In a world with no guns, a mysterious drifter, a bartender and a young samurai plot revenge against a ruthless leader and his army of thugs, headed by nine diverse and deadly assassins. Written by Anonymous

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They'll risk everything for honor, for power, for justice, for love, for revenge. See more »

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Rated R for bloody violence and language | See all certifications »

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30 November 2011 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Bunraku Les Vengeurs  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Snoot Entertainment's Keith Calder decided to produce Bunraku (2010) because he has always loved films in the 'no-name stranger coming to town and ending up in a bigger struggle' genre. Bunraku (2010) was for him the opportunity to take this genre and spin it on its head and bring a unique and strong visual style to it. See more »

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The Narrator: Long before the dawn of man, strife was already a major component of life. Wherever a creature shared a piece of land with another, it was just a matter of time until a struggle for resources would ensue. Man was no different, showcasing a perverse fascination with violence. Man and civilization brought forth more innovative ways of taking human life than any other function needed for survival. There are more ways of killing a man than there are ways of making bread or making love....
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Putting on the Blitz
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It was very entertaining, not in any way boring, pure watchable pleasure.
28 October 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It was very entertaining, not in any way boring, easy, pure watchable pleasure. 9/10 all thumbs up.

After few weeks watched it second time with my girl friend - and it was no less interesting and entertaining and pleasurable to watch as first time (for both of us). It is a pure audiovisual entertainment art show.

There is no point in trying to write about what this movie is. The point is not about "what", but about "how" everything is presented. It is a show for the pleasure of public (audience) and for the sake of the show.

P.S. Those who search for deep meaning in text (story), or some superior pro fight scenes - please go look sports TV or read some Martin Heidegger book. This movie is to entertain, not to give you a lessons, show sports or point to a meaning of life.


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