Jusan-Nin No Shikaku (2010)

 ●  Japanese ● 2 hrs 21 mins

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Shimada leads a team of assassins in 19th-century Japan to kill the ruthless Lord Naritsugu, who is wreaking havoc against his own people. Hired secretly by a government official hoping to end this reign of terror, Shimada recruits the best samurai to set a trap for the Lord’s faithful bodyguards.

Cast: Kôji Yakusho

Crew: Takashi Miike (Director), Nobuyasu Kita (Director of Photography), Koji Endo (Music Director)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Release Dates: 08 Sep 2011 (Australia), 06 May 2011 (Ireland), 25 Sep 2010 (Japan), 10 Nov 2011 (New Zealand), 23 Jun 2011 (Singapore), 09 Jun 2011 (South Korea)

Tagline: Take up your sword.

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Did you know? The film is a remake of late director Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 black-and-white Japanese film of the same name. Read More
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as Shinzaemon Shimada
as Heizo Sahara
as Saheita Kuranaga
as Gunjiro Mitsuhashi
as Rihei Ishizuka
as Yahachi Horii
as Shojiro Ogura
as Sir Doi
as Mosuke Otake
as Yasokichi Hioki
as Shinrokuro Shimada
as Gannai Higuchi
as Koyata Kiga

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Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Japanese
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Camera:
ARRI ALEXA M
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
Stereoscopy:
No
Taglines:
Take up your sword.
Trivia:
The movie had won four of its ten nominations at the 34th Japan Academy Prize and had won both of its two nominations at the 32nd Yokohama Film Festival.

The film made the British Film Institute's list of 10 great samurai films and was ranked at No. 5 on Screen Rant's '12 Best Action Movies You've Never Heard Of'.

The film was premiered at the 2010 Venice Film Festival and had received the 'Special Mention: Future Film Festival Digital' Award.

’13 Assassins’ was nominated for Best Film at this year’s 34th Japanese Academy Prize.

Toshiaki Nakazawa produced ’13 Assassins’. He also produced ‘Departures’.

The film is a remake of late director Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 black-and-white Japanese film of the same name.