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47 Ronin

6 out of 10
Average rating 6 out of 10 based on 1 rating

47 Ronin
Director: Carl Rinsch
Main parts: Keanu Reeves
Hiroyuki Sanada
Ko Shibasaki
Tadanobu Asano
Min Tanaka
Jin Akanishi
Masayoshi Haneda
Hiroshi Sogabe
Takato Yonemoto
Hiroshi Yamada
Shû Nakajima
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Neil Fingleton
Rinko Kikuchi
Natsuki Kunimoto
Production year: 2013
Genre: Action
Fantasy
IMDB link: [LINK]
Tags:
Based On Legend | Half Breed | Japan | Mysticism | Revenge | Ronin | Samurai | Seppuku | Shape Shifter | Shogun | Sword Fight | Witchcraft

Plot outlinie:
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

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Movie reviews for 47 Ronin

2014-06-12  Niels Risgaard Hansen: 6 out of 10

This movie is either not Japanese enough or not Hollywood enough.

It is a beautiful movie but with very little plot and very little... poetry. It is somehow not profound enough to be a good Japanese movie. On the other hand, the effects are good but the sword fights are only average.

Keanu Reeves does a classic Matrix performance. It is not bad, it is just not any different than most of his other movies.

What I do like about it is the introduction and inclusion of traditional Japanese myths. The movie is based on a legend of 47 ronin and the tale includes a witch, a dragon etc. That part it done really well.

If you like Japanese samurai movie, this is not a good example but still worth the time.





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