So there’s this guy, and he really, really wants to kill this other guy, and he’s got a Samurai sword, but the problem is, the other guy’s got 400 other guys with Samurai swords, too. I think you can guess what happens here. Yup, check out a full minute of bloody carnage from Takashi Miike’s “13 Assassins”, opening in limited release April 29, 2011 from Magnet Releasing.
A band of 13 samurai are charged with assassinating a lord who is a known rapist and murderer before he can assume a high political post.
Starring Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Kazuki Namioka, Hiroki Matsukata, and directed by Takashi Miike.