Tag: Japan

Harakiri (1962)

Harakiri (1962)

Adapted by screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto from Yasuhiko Takiguchi’s novel, “Harakiri” is an anti-samurai film of revenge that demoralises authority and demolishes the romanticism associated with the strict bushido code. Trailer http://youtu.be/pRp1tUHpWNs CAST Tatsuya Nakadai plays masterless samurai Hanshiro ...

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Yojimbo (1961)

Yojimbo (1961)

From the cinematic partnership of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune comes Yojimbo, a classic samurai western influenced a generation of actors and filmmakers, and is generally regarded as their finest work. Trailer http://youtu.be/WzFq5hOlZ5s CAST Toshiro Mifune is the centrepiece of this film in his thirteenth ...

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Interview with David Sepulveda Low

Interview with David Sepulveda Low

A modern-day ninja... Ever wondered about those mysterious, stealthy, light-footed warriors called Ninjas? Having trained in Spain and Japan, we now get a glimpse into the life of a rather unusual and distinctive martial artist: David Sepulveda Low. He possesses a notable wealth of martial experience; a sustained, ...

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Interview with Master Shai Hai

Interview with Master Shai Hai

Ready to strike (karate stance) Master Shai Hai from Israel, is a 4th dan martial artist specialising in the discipline of Uechi Ryu karate. In this exclusive interview from Japan, Raj at Kung-fu Kingdom was pleasantly surprised at the breadth and depth of Shai's knowledge and the candour with which he shared an ...

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