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Samurai (2002)

Samouraïs (original title)
R | | Action | 19 June 2002 (France)
A descendant of a cursed, ancient clan, is investigating the gruesome murder of a video game designer.

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Giordano Gederlini

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Alexandre Coquelle (as Matt Alexander), Giordano Gederlini | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cyril Mourali Cyril Mourali ... Marco
Maï Anh Le Maï Anh Le ... Akemi
Yasuaki Kurata ... Commissaire Fujiwara Morio
Saïd Serrari Saïd Serrari ... Nadir
Santi Sudaros Santi Sudaros ... Kodeni
Dara-Indo Oum Dara-Indo Oum ... Nakatomi
Kevin Peracini Kevin Peracini ... Leo
Hidetoshi Nakahashi Hidetoshi Nakahashi ... Le Samourai
Yusuke Hirayama Yusuke Hirayama ... Inspecteur Endo
Pascal Gentil ... Nabil
Omar Sy ... Tyson
Onochi Seietsu Onochi Seietsu ... Police Scientifique
Tsuyu Shimizu ... Fille du Samourai (as Tsuyu Bridwell)
Ravindra Ngo Ravindra Ngo ... Kenji-X
Masahiro Endo Masahiro Endo ... Jeune Policier
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Half a century ago, a Japanese family summoned a demon known as Kodeni to dispose of its adversaries. Once the killing was done, the family was cursed. Now, Tokyo Police Inspector Fujiwara is investigating the murder of a video game designer. The investigation leads him to a frightening discovery - the same lethal demon is about to be reborn. Fujiwara must travel to Paris and kill this unborn child who is the reincarnation of Kodeni and who threatens to destroy the world. Written by Trey Evans

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Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain | France | Germany

Language:

French | Japanese

Release Date:

19 June 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Samourai: Athanatos ektelestis See more »

Filming Locations:

Anduze, Gard, France See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,057,035
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Great story!
22 September 2004 | by TEMPKENNEDYSee all my reviews

The film is very different,many of the films that are given bad ratings by many of the fewers are generally rated bad because of the inability to follow a movie.Many watch just to see the fight scenes as if in real life conflicts don't generally start by things people say that is considered offensive."Lets just fight for no cause or reason".The story is well explained but you have those out there that cannot follow the film because hey,"I have to think".Ask anyone the question, why was the computer programmer of the video game killed in the beginning?"Because he knew Kung fu and Karate.Ha! Spiderman not the greatest movie of the year the hulk was OK, not anything unique.The film is very different but didn't receive the attention it deserved.The best films out there goes with- out attention.I know people who watched water world twice in one day but put something out there different unique.My point is here most people want to see the same things over and over.I'm even surprised the matrix was a big hit.


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