Kagemusha

Kagemusha

Directed by: Kurosawa

Friday, June 10 - Sunday, June 12, 2011

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When a warlord dies, a peasant thief is called upon to impersonate him, and then finds himself haunted by the warlord? spirit as well as his own ambitions. In his late, color masterpiece Kagemusha, Akira Kurosawa returns to the samurai film and to a primary theme of his career?he play between illusion and reality. Sumptuously reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a historical epic that is also a meditation on the nature of power. High-definition digital projection

NR, 180 Minutes, In Japanese with English subtitles
Japan, 1980




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