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Lowly Ronin

Lowly Ronin (1981)


90 min

Country: Japan

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro

Actors: Fujio TokitaKahori TakedaKôjirô KusanagiMasao ImafukuMizuho SuzukiSaburô DateSei HiraizumiTetsuya YamaokaTokue HanazawaToshirô Mifune

Genres: Action, Drama

Subtitle: English

3.82/ 5 6 votes
Movie plot

Reprising his role from the popular TV series “Koya no Suronin” (The Lowly Ronin), Mifune Toshiro stars in this full-length, stand-alone made for TV movie. The wandering ronin is reminiscent of his most famous role as the samurai without a name in Kurosawa’s “Yojimbo” and “Sanjuro”. He travels about Japan, and while he may seek happiness, violence and tragedy always cross his path. This time, he reluctantly agrees when a girl hires him to kill a local offical who has unfairly taxed her villagers. But he soon discoves that not all is at it appears when he finds a direct link to his past.

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