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Kagemusha (1980)  link to Kagemusha on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: Purple 35

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IMDb Rating:
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8.0/10 (23715 votes)

Country: Japanese, 180 minutes

Spoken Languages: Japanese

Genre(s): Drama, War, History

Director(s): Akira Kurosawa

Cast: Tatsuya Nakadai (as Shingen Takeda / Kagemusha), Kaori Momoi (as Otsuyanokata), Tsutomu Yamazaki (as Nobukado Takeda), Ken'ichi Hagiwara (as Katsuyori Takeda), Jinpachi Nezu (as Sohachiro Tsuchiya)

Medium: VHS tape,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: When a powerful warlord in medieval Japan dies, a poor thief recruited to impersonate him finds difficulty living up to his role and clashes with the spirit of the warlord during turbulent times in the kingdom.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017