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“The time has come to lay down your lives for a better cause.”
If you’re a fan of legendary Director Takashi Miike’s work or martial arts movies in general, 13 Assassins looks to be one of hottest foreign genre movies of 2011. Check out the trailer, it’s pretty intense and feels like a cross between Braveheart and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.
13 Assassins is Directed by Takashi Miike and stars Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya Koyata, Goro Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura and Mikijiro Hira.
Cult director Takeshi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition) delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan’s feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future.
13 Assassins comes to theaters on April 29th, 2011.