Ansatsu (The Assassin)(The Assassination)
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Ansatsu (The Assassin)(The Assassination)
Based on a story by Ryotaro Shiba, this samurai classic from director Masahiro Shinoda follows a mysterious samurai leader who continuously shifts his allegiance from one political faction to another. All involved are under the constant threat of assassination. Ansatsu's screenplay was written by Nobuo Yamada, and the film features Tetsuro Tamba, Shima Iwashita, Isao Kimura, Eitaro Ozawa, Eiji Okada, and Keiji Sada. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A masterpiece of cinematic storytelling, matching a jigsaw-like economy of construction to a wide variety of visual styles, while never being anything less than gripping."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
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