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This first feature by the legendary Hideo Gosha is among the most beloved chanbara (sword-fighting) films. An origin-story offshoot of a Japanese television phenomenon of the same name, Three Outlaw Samurai is a classic in its own right. A wandering, seen-it-all ronin (Tetsuro Tamba) becomes entangled in the dangerous business of two other samurai (Isamu Nagato and Mikijiro Hira), hired to execute a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of a corrupt magistrate. With remarkable storytelling economy and thrilling action scenes, this is an expertly mounted tale of revenge and loyalty.

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Special Features High-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition Trailer New English subtitle translation PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri

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CC596 Three Outlaw Samurai DVD (1964/Hideo Gosha) $19.95