Samurai Trilogy

Samurai Trilogy

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki

Cast: Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshiro Mifune, Yu Fujiki, Koji Tsuruta

     
 

Japanese director Hiroshi Inagaki created his Samurai Trilogy of motion pictures between 1954 and 1956. Adapted from Musashi - an Eiji Yoshikawa novel regarded as Japan's equivalent to Gone with the Wind - the three features chronicle the life story of the legendary Musashi Miyamoto, a swordsman, writer and artist. Inagaki dramatizes his…  See more details below

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Japanese director Hiroshi Inagaki created his Samurai Trilogy of motion pictures between 1954 and 1956. Adapted from Musashi - an Eiji Yoshikawa novel regarded as Japan's equivalent to Gone with the Wind - the three features chronicle the life story of the legendary Musashi Miyamoto, a swordsman, writer and artist. Inagaki dramatizes his transition from wild, undisciplined young man to wise and noble warrior. The installments include: Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954), Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955), and Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956).

Product Details

Release Date:
06/26/2012
UPC:
0715515092913
Source:
Criterion
Sales rank:
10,942

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