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Dai-bosatsu tôge

Kihachi Okamoto Japan, 1966

Wee Hunk's rating of the film The Sword of Doom

It's a little bit like the whole chicken and egg thing. Was he evil or was the sword evil? In either case they're a good match. It's nice to see Kurosawa's leading men working together, and each gets the respect and awe commensurate with their status.