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Saigo no Chûshingura (2010)

R  |   |  Drama  |  18 December 2010 (Japan)
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An army of loyal samurai plot to revenge their unjustly executed lord.

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Shûichirô Chaya
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Mitsuo Sagawa
Osamu Kogure
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Takeo Tabata
Tadashi Shibamoto
Ichirô Yûki
Hajime Inoue
Reita Serizawa
Fumio Mochizuki
Shingo Takahashi
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An army of loyal samurai plot to revenge their unjustly executed lord.

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Best Movie I Have Ever Seen
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This is the most touching movie I have ever seen in my life. Kurasawa may have made better technical films but this one is just out of this world. I don't normally cry but I balled like a baby for the last half hour of film. It is beautifully made and the acting is great. Like other reviewers, I thought the ending was a bit ambiguous as well but, unlike brainless movies with totally predictable happy endings, this one, like a true masterpiece, leaves you thinking for weeks after the film.

I saw this movie on an ANA flight in April of 2011 and I have searched all over the world but I still can't find anyone who can tell where I can buy the DVD. I hope it will be released soon so I can watch this again and again.


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