Assassins is a samurai film directed by Takashi Miike. It is a remake of Eiichi Kudo's Japanese black-and-white film 13 Assassins. Loosely based on historical events, the film is set in toward the end of the medieval Edo period. In the story, a group of thirteen assassins—composed of twelve samurai and a. Directed by Takashi Miike. With Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura. A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. 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. --(c) Magnet Pictures.
24 May "13 Assassins" has what many action pictures need, a villain who transcends evil and ascends to a realm of barbaric madness. Against this creature and his private army, a band of samurai is mustered to end his terror. Their heroism against impossible odds is a last hurrah for the samurai code; the film is. 13 Assassins movie reviews & Metacritic score: A brave samurai must assembles an elite team of thirteen killers to assassinate the brother of the Shogun, a s. 13 Assassins. R 1h 59m. To stop a tyrant from murdering and exploiting innocent civilians, 13 samurai warriors unite and prepare to assassinate the evildoer. Starring: Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya. Genres: Action & Adventure, International Action & Adventure, Asian Action Movies, Action Thrillers.
9 Nov Takeshi Miike's offering reinforces the controversial director as one of cinema's best let alone hailing from Japan! 13 Assassins is his fifty ninth film as a director and or screenwriter with four more following it. Mainly recognised for his depiction of extreme violence, this master of shock and awe utilises. 13 Assassins -- Film Review. PM PDT 10/14/ by Deborah Young. FACEBOOK; TWITTER; EMAIL ME · PRINT; COMMENTS. Surprisingly few surprises in this classic samurai costumer from Japan's dark iconoclast Takeshi Miike. TWITTER.