The Samurai Trilogy comes to a gripping conclusion as Musashi (Toshiro Mifune) reunites tragically with the women who love him and battles for samurai supremacy in a climactic confrontation with his lifelong nemesis.
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This is an exciting end to this epic trilogy. Hiroshi Inagaki crafted a very beautiful trilogy with vibrant colors, great actors, and excellent action. Also I cannot stress enough how great Toshiro Mifune is.
Conclusion to the classic trilogy starring Mifune. I wish I could be more excited by this. But I found the whole thing so incredibly average. The third part is basically a rehash of the second one. I can admit though that as far as style and direction go, the third entry was the strongest. It had beautiful shots and skillful camera movements.
I felt that this was a well deserved ending to the samurai trilogy. The life of Musashi was well adapted into Inagaki's picture. The one regret is that it may have benefited slightly from a few more years of colour technology to develop. But overall it was a beautiful conclusion to the trilogy.