| Kihachi Okamoto's The Sword of Doom, rarely seen in the United States, is a rousing interpretation of the Hollywood
Western set in shogun-era Japan. Stone-faced star Tatsuya Nakadai faces off with Toshiro Mifune to prove who's the
fastest sword in the East.
One of the most impressive, and bloodiest samurai battle films in the history of cinema, Okamoto has created an action
film with a particular accent on violence and raw characterizations.
This version is presented in the original aspect ratio of 2.35:1, featuring a new digital transfer from a 35mm
composite fine grain master.
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