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Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)
"Hirokin" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  6 November 2012 (USA)
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A reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny.



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On a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin, a reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planet's evil dictator, Griffin, and his elite army of warriors, the lone samurai is left for dead in the vast desert. Armed with his samurai blade Hirokin is forced to choose between avenging the murder of his family and fighting for the freedom of his people. As he goes into war he'll discover a shocking revelation about his family leaving revenge running through his veins. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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The fate of man lies in the hands of a warrior.

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Attractive artwork sucks you in, then stabs your eyes!
14 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Thankfully bought at my local Poundland, I had been tempted by the nice artwork of Hirokin for a couple of years. But a gut feeling was saying wait.

Wait until you find it at a pound, then think twice again.

But I got it. I was expecting Star Wars meets Six String Samurai, but instead got, well, I actually don't know what that was!

Slow, boring and with painfully uninteresting fight scenes, Hirokin plays like a slow burning Japanese samurai epic, well it feels like it in running time, but has the flair of a film students documentary on watching paint dry.

Nope. Just nope. There was no need!

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