Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master. In this case, the Ronin are outcast specialists of every kind, whose services are available to everyone - for money. Dierdre (undoubtedly from Ireland) hires several Ronin to form a team in order to retrieve an important suitcase from a man who is about to sell it to the Russians. After the mission has been completed successfully, the suitcase immediately gets switched by a member of the team who seems to work into his own pocket. The complex net of everyone tricking everyone begins to surface slowly, and deadly... Written by
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When Frank and Deidre are in the car watching the villa and she climbs onto his lap to kiss him while he is in the driver's seat, it's clear that there is no steering wheel in the vehicle. See more »
But you understand it.
What do you mean, I understand it?
The warrior code. The delight in the battle, you understand that, yes? But also something more. You understand there is something outside yourself that has to be served. And when that need is gone, when belief has died, what are you? A man without a master.
Right now I'm a man without a paycheck.
The ronin could have hired themselves to new masters. They could have fought for themselves. But they chose honor. They chose myth.
They chose ...
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A great movie that you can't just watch with one eye. It starts slow,
laying a strong foundation, and if it's on TV, it's easy to get lost by
not paying attention at the beginning. However, it's an outstanding
film, exploring the characters with a huge action movie in the
It's visually interesting and doesn't ever let you know the things you
think you need to know, but by the end you've forgotten that you wanted
to know them in the first place. Robert DeNiro gives a strong
performance and doesn't get lost in some of the showiness he can
deliver when he's making up for a weaker story, and the supporting cast
is full of familiar faces, many of which blend so well into the
characters they play that, again, you can become lost in the story
(although this time, it a good way).
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