The Sword of Doom

Kihachi Okamoto Japan, 1966

Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence. A gifted swordsman plying his craft during the turbulent final days of shogunate rule in Japan, Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse or mercy. It is a way of life that ultimately leads to madness. Kihachi Okamoto’s swordplay classic is the thrilling tale of a man who chooses to devote his life to evil.


  • 121 min
  • B&W
  • 2.35:1


  • Blu-ray
  • DVD
  • 35mm

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