Directed by Gosha Hideo (Shochiku, 1978, 160 min., 35mm)
Kumokiri Nizaemon is a former samurai who leads a band of thieves to attack the castle of his former clan in Gosha Hideo’s powerful adaptation of Ikenami Shōtarō’s novel. Nakadai Tatsuya again stars as Kumokiri in an all-star cast.
SOME SPECIAL SAMURAI
A trio of Japanese period films featuring unique heroes.
All films in Japanese with English subtitles.
All screenings at the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, 53 Wall Street.