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 SamuraiDirected byTadashi Imai
An emotional EPIC, great MUSIC.
A serious critique on samurai or warrior thinking that dimishes the individual. As westerners we tend look at Japanese culture and fetishes some aspects of it but this is an eye opener.