The Twilight Samurai (2002)

  
Format:  The Twilight Samurai DVD 
 
 
Japanese director Yoji Yamada, best known for the perennially popular "Tora-san" film series, creates a similarly unlikely hero in this period drama set in the mid-1800s. Hiroyuki Sanada is a widower and former samurai who now works as a low-level bookkeeper for a ruling clan and devotes his time to caring for his children and aged mother. When a confrontation forces Sanada to reveal his skill with a sword, the clan imposes a dangerous task upon him. Rie Miyazawa, Ren Osugi also star. 129 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Foreign Film
 
SKU: D73404
$26.99
Category:
Foreign
Director:
Yoji Yamada
Rated:
NR
Color:
Color
Format: 
DVD Fullscreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Ren Osugi, Rie Miyazawa, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nenji Kobayashi, Kanako Fukaura, Miki Ito
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