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BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL

by Takashi Miike

synopsis

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine - the 100th film by master director Takashi Miike.

international title: Blade of the Immortal
original title: Mugen no jûnin
country: United Kingdom, Japan
sales agent: HanWay Films
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Takashi Miike
film run: 140'
release date: GB 8/12/17, JP 29/3/17
screenplay: Tetsuya Oishi
cast: Yôko Yamamoto, Ken Kaneko, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Hayato Ichihara, Ebizô Ichikawa, Sôta Fukushi, Min Tanaka, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kazuki Kitamura, Chiaki Kuriyama
cinematography by: Nobuyasu Kita
film editing: Kenji Yamashita
art director: Mika Okamoto
costumes designer: Yûya Maeda
music: Kôji Endô
producer: Shigeji Maeda, Misako Saka, Jeremy Thomas
executive producer: Hiroyoshi Koiwai, Peter Watson
associate producer: Alainée Kent
production: Recorded Picture Company, Warner Bros japan, Oriental Light and Magic (OLM), GyaO, Ken-On, Kôdansha, Rakueisha, Toei Kyoto Studios, TV Asahi
distributor: Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Odeon, Warner Bros Japan, Magnet Releasing, CJ Entertainment