Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto

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Legendary samurai Musashi Miyamoto's dreams of military glory end in betrayal, defeat, and a fugitive lifestyle. But he is saved by a woman who loves him and a cunning priest who guides him to the samurai path.

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  • Whether he is weeping, fighting, making love, [Toshiro Mifune] is consistent with the character of Musashi. As often as he is on the screen, you'll never have enough of him.

    Jul 16, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Mifune, the archetypal on-screen samurai, imbues his [performance] with nuanced internal conflict, self- loathing externalised with flailing violence and misdirected anger.

    Jan 17, 2017 | Rating: 5/5
  • Ingaki does a nice job in blending together battle sequences with plot and character development.

    May 28, 2004 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
  • Aggressively plunging into a rich story and never relenting, Hiroshi Inagaki's Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto provides the same snappy pacing and riveting battle sequences that made Akira Kurosawa legendary.

    Sep 10, 2003 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

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