13 Assassins | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | October 12, 2011
Comparisons to 'Seven Samurai' are undeniable but this still stands out as a fine, albeit violent, historical action tale.
|genre||Action | History|
|synopsis||Cult director Takeshi Miike delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.|
|lead actors||Kôji Yakusho | Takayuki Yamada | Yûsuke Iseya | Gorô Inagaki|