The Sword of Doom (Dai-bosatsu tôge)
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The Sword of Doom (Dai-bosatsu tôge)


$49.98 $34.99


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Studio: Criterion Collection
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
Year: 1966
Format: Blu-ray
Genre: Action-Adventure, Samurai
Cast: Ichiro Nakatani, Kei Sato, Kô Nishimura, Michiyo Aratama, Tadao Nakamaru, Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Naito, Yuzo Kayama
Original Language: Japanese
Subtitle Language:
Number of discs: 1
Street Date: 6-Jan-15
Runtime (minutes):


Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence. A gifted swordsman plying his craft during the turbulent final days of shogunate rule in Japan, Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse or mercy. It is a way of life that ultimately leads to madness. Kihachi Okamoto’s swordplay classic is the thrilling tale of a man who chooses to devote his life to evil.

  • New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring film historian Stephen Prince on the Blu-ray edition
  • Trailer on the Blu-ray edition
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Geoffrey O’Brien

New cover by Aesthetic Apparatus

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