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The Twilight Samurai


Veteran filmmaker [[Performer~P117520~Yoji Yamada~yojiyamada]] -- who is perhaps most famous for cranking out most of the 48 films of the [[Feature~V198227~Tora-san~otokowatsuraiyo[filmseries]]] series -- directs this good-natured drama set in the waning years of the Edo period (1600-1867). Seibei ([[Performer~P140699~Hiroyuki Sanada~hiroyukisanada]]) is a low-level samurai struggling to get by on stipend of 50 rice bales a year while working as a clerk at the clan office. While his co-workers spend...more

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