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Watch the trailer for Takashi Miike’s Blade of the Immortal

Following its European premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, the first full length English subtitled trailer has arrived online for Takashi Miike’s new film (his 100th!), the samurai epic Blade of the Immortal; check it out here…

Based on Hiroaki Samura’s manga series, it marks the 100th feature for the cult filmmaker. The film is set in Japan during the Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows a cursed samurai called Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. Crossing paths with a young girl, the samurai vows to help her avenge the murder of her parents.

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