Friday, June 10 - Sunday, June 12, 2011

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

  • Country Japan
  • Language In Japanese with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1980
  • Running Time 180 minutes
  • Director Kurosawa