A one-eyed hired assassin impresses Yakuza boss & is hired as his bodyguard, or Yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. He quickly rises in stature in the clan, but finds his boss's enemies almost overwhelming. 1979 film directed by Hideo Gosha (Oil-Hell Murder) & starring Tatsuya Nakadai (Ran, Seven Samurai) & Sonny Chiba (Kill Bill, Stormriders). Code 3/NTSC. Original Japanese dialogue. Optional English & Chinese subtitles.