R | | Action, Drama
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
16 August 2004 | MisterWhiplash
10 | My third favorite Kurosawa film- deliberately paced (not painfully so), heavy on tragedy, and glorious in overall artistry
I would agree with Ebert's review on a point, that Akira Kurosawa, legendary director of such samurai classics as ...
Director Akira Kurosawa was 76 years old when he directed the film.
What madness have I spoken? Wherein lies my senility?
Saburo Naotora Ichimonji: I'll tell you. What kind of world do we live in? One barren of loyalty and feeling.
Hidetora: I'm aware of that.
Saburo Naotora Ichimonji: So you should be! You spilled an ocean of blood. You showed no mercy, no pity. We too are ...
When Saburo's men ride away from the Third Castle, you can see that the path before them has already been trampeled from previous takes.
$3,567 (USA) (30 June 2000)
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