Kagemusha (影武者, Shadow Warrior) is a jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese, kagemusha is a term used to denote a political decoy. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu. A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai. In his late color masterpiece Kagemusha, Akira Kurosawa returns to the samurai film and to a primary theme of his career—the play between illusion and reality.
“Kagemusha” is one of the best films Akira Kurosawa ever shot and is considered one of the definite masterpieces of world cinema. However. But Kurosawa's last image -- of the dying kagemusha floating in the sea, swept by Akira Kurosawa focused on individual, ethical dilemmas. In this film, filmmaker Akira Kurosawa spins the tale of a mighty Samurai warrior When the warrior dies, petty thief Kagemusha is spared from execution if he.
This month our AK film club will be taking a look at Akira Kurosawa's film Kagemusha (影武者). It is funny how some things turn out. Other articles where Kagemusha is discussed: Kurosawa Akira: Kagemusha (“ The Shadow Warrior”), released in , was the director's first samurai film in 14 .