Saturday, 25 July 2015
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)
A second master swordsman joins the arena. He’s someone who could easily carry a film all by himself even though he mostly features in the stories of Musashi, like he does here. Some of you will already know who I mean.
Elsewhere, Akemi and her mother are still stirring trouble for everyone.
Otsu keeps her eyes on the road, and her heart tethered to an ideal.
3½ placards of intent out of 5