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Twilight Samurai, The : Empire Collection

A Film by Yoji Yamada

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The Twilight Samurai is part of The Empire DVD Collection

Seibei Iguchi is a low-ranking samurai living in the fading days of the Shogun period in Japan. His wife has died of tuberculosis, and with two daughters and an elderly mother to support, he and his family must survive in austerity. But when news of his sword-fighting prowess gets out, his superiors order him on a dangerous mission: kill a renowned warrior who is on the wrong side of a clan power struggle.

What the Critics are Saying

" A real treasure!"- Roger Ebert

"Absolutely brilliant!" - Washington Post

" A great film!" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Flawless!" - Chicago Tribune


Features and Specifications

Bonus materials:
  • Interviews with director Yoji Yamada and star Hiroyuki Sanada
  • Trailer Gallery

Format: DVD
Running Time: 129 minutes
Color: Color
Language: Japanese w/English subtitles

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