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Unforgiven (2013)

Yurusarezaru mono (original title)
Just as Clint Eastwood's star-making spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars was inspired by Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, Japanese-Korean filmmaker Sang-il Lee (Villain) has decided to ... See full summary »

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Sang-il Lee

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David Webb Peoples, Sang-il Lee (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ken Watanabe ... Jubee kamata
Shioli Kutsuna ... Natsume (as Shiori Kutsuna)
Yûya Yagira ... Goro Sawada
Jun Kunimura ... Masaharu Kitaoji
Yukiyoshi Ozawa ... Sanosuke Hotta
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto ... Kingo Baba
Takahiro Miura ... Unosuke Hotta
Kôichi Satô ... Ichizo Oishi
Eiko Koike Eiko Koike ... Okaji
Gô Jibiki ... Hirata
Ken'ichi Takitô Ken'ichi Takitô ... Yasaburo Himeji
Yoshimasa Kondô Yoshimasa Kondô ... Kihachi
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Just as Clint Eastwood's star-making spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars was inspired by Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, Japanese-Korean filmmaker Sang-il Lee (Villain) has decided to reinterpret Eastwood's Oscar®-winning Unforgiven as a Japanese period film. Set in the late 1800s, after the fall of Shogunate Japan, onetime assassin Jubee Kamata (Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe -- Inception, The Last Samurai) lives in seclusion on a small farm. But when the new government begins harassing the local populace, Jubee is forced to break the promise he made to his dead wife and take up the sword once more. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 September 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Yurusarezarumono See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Japanese remake of US film starring and directed by Clint Eastwood, Unforgiven (1992). Eastwood directed Ken Watanabe in Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) See more »

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Remake of Unforgiven (1992) See more »

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characters pitifulness & viewers pain
28 January 2019 | by mrwolf-13096See all my reviews

This film is a test. A test on how much a viewer is willing to waste on linfetime and emotional energy on a single movie. The suffering of completely non comprehensible characters is directly paralleled by the one of the viewers. The film is so unbearable, that I only registered to IMDB just to warn others and downvote this completely overrated torture of a movie. Sure...you may think you will have your own opinion about this movie. "It can't be that bad. It has nice pictures." Remember, when you screamed and shouted at characters in a movie, because they behaved in the dumbest ways possible and said into the darkness "Hello? Are you the axe killer?" just to turn around stumble over their own feet? Ever wondered how it is to being forcefully feed frustration? What it's "taste" is? Go on. Watch it.


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