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A raging god of battle and a master samurai duke it out in a series of sword fights in a remote temple.

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Complete credited cast:
Takao Ohsawa ... The Samurai
Masaya Katô ... Aragami / Tengu / Miyamoto Musashi
Kanae Uotani ... The Woman
... The Future challenger
Hideo Sakaki ... The Samurai's Friend
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Ancient Japan. Fleeing from enemies, two wounded samurai arrive at a strange old temple in a remote location in the mountains. The doors to the place are opened by a beautiful and exotic woman, who beckons them inside. Unable to walk any further, they collapse from exhaustion. One of the samurai awakens to find himself miraculously healed. He meets his saviour, a mysterious man who tells him that his friend died from his wounds. The samurai is persuaded to stay the night. His host tells him the legend of the "Tengu", a goblin which is said to reside in the mountains dining on the flesh of men. He goes on to reveal the true name of the Tengu : Aragami. When the samurai asks if Aragami poses a threat to the temple, his host answers : "I am Aragami". The only way for the Samurai to leave the temple is to destroy Aragami. Written by Niz

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29 April 2004 (Germany)  »

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Aragami - Furia samuray  »

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Yukihiko Tsutsumi and Ryûhei Kitamura each finished their contributions to the short film anthology Jam Films (2002) in record time. As a result producer Shin'ya Kawai gave the two directors a proposal to each create a feature length movie with only two actors, battling in one setting and filmed entirely in one week. The undertaking was called the Duel Project. This was Ryuhei Kitamura's result and Yukihiko Tsutsumi's 2LDK (2003). See more »

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Aragami: Ninja stars are for losers.
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References Versus (2000) See more »

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Maybe I'll Die Tomorrow
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Performed by Paul Gilbert
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Ryuhei Kitamura's 7 day Movie! With AMAZING STYLE
30 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

I Love this movie. The story was a bit confusing but either then that the movie was near perfect.

The action was very well choreographed and was not Very over the top like MGSTTS but it was still Over the top action considering how Samurai Films are made nowadays.

There was this one part that amazed me were the Temple was all dark and all you can see of them was when the swords collide that was sooo coool. And i love the soundtrack. If you loved the soundtrack from all his other movies then you would love this soundtrack.


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