SAMURAI MARATHON

de Bernard Rose

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Synopsis

Fed up with his samurais’ slacking off, a Lord decides to subject them to a demanding marathon. Among the contestants are a young ninja who is undercover in the ruler's troops and the Lord's daughter, a rebel girl who conceals her identity underneath a disguise. Inspired by a race held every year in Japan, Samurai Marathon is packed with action, epic grandeur and intrigue.

Director

Bernard Rose

He started shooting in Super 8 at the very early age of nine. He ventured into the music video world and, in 1992, shot the cult film Candyman. He has also directed films such as Immortal Beloved (94), Anna Karenina (97) or Mr. Nice (10).

Technical information

Japan, United Kingdom. 2019

104 MIN

DIRECTORBernard Rose

WRITERSHiroshi Saito, Bernard Rose, Kikumi Yamagishi

PHOTOGRAPHYTakuro Ishizaka

WITHTakeru Satoh, Nana Komatsu, Mirai Moriyama

Edition: 2019
Section: Official Fantàstic Competition
Original language: English, Japanese

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