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Rebel Samurai: Sixties Swordplay Classics
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Kihachi Okamoto, Masahiro Shinoda, Masaki Kobayashi, Hideo Gosha


The reliably excellent Criterion Collection presents these four diverse and intriguing 1960s samurai films. Not as well known as those of, for instance, Akira Kurosawa, these movies nevertheless make important contributions to the genre in their own ways, and they play with its conventions even as they add to its myths and legends.

 

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GENRES - action

Film Info

RUNTIME - 420 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1965

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - Japan

LANGUAGE - Japanese

SUBTITLES - English

ATTRIBUTES - Widescreen, Color, Mono, Anamorphic

Director

Kihachi Okamoto

Director

Masahiro Shinoda

Director

Masaki Kobayashi

Director

Hideo Gosha

Actor

Go Kato

Star(s)

Tetsuro Tamba

Star(s)

Shima Iwashita

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