Programme 2017

Blade of the Immortal

Director: Takashi Miike

fiction | Section: World Cinema

Country: Japan | Year: 2017

Language/s: Japanese | Time: 140 mins

Synopsis

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle.

Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu.

The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine... the 100th film by master director Takashi Miike.