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.
Thursday, Feb. 25th 7:00 PM "Yojimbo" - Yojinbō
Sunday, Feb. 28th 2:00 PM "Sword of Doom" - Daibosatsu tōge
Thursday, Mar. 10th 7:00 PM "Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron" - Kumokiri Nizaemon