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Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai

Bushidô zankoku monogatari

Directed by Tadashi Imai
Japan, 1963


In this classic piece of Japanese martial arts cinema, modern-day businessman Susumu ponders seven generations of his samurai family, their codes, traditions and history of stark violence, as he comes to terms with his own place in the lineage.

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Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai Directed by Tadashi Imai

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