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13 Assassins

R| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
In this remake of a 1963 film based on historical events, Shinzaemon Shimada (Koji Yakusho) leads a team of assassins in 19th-century Japan to eliminate the ruthless Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira (Goro Inagaki), who is wreaking havoc against his own people. Hired secretly by a government official hoping to end Matsudaira's reign of terror, Shimada recruits the best samurai in Japan and then sets a trap for the lord's large contingent of faithful bodyguards.

Cast: Koji Yakusho , Takayuki Yamada , Yusuke Iseya , Goro Inagaki , Mikijiro Hira , Hiroki Matsukata , Ikki Sawamura , Arata Furuta

Director: Takashi Miike

Genres: Action, Historical drama, Adventure

Distributor: Magnet Releasing

13 Assassins (2010)

Release Date: April 29th, 2011|2 hr. 6 min.

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