13 ASSASSINS 1963
JUSAN-NIN NO SHIKAKU - B&W - 125 minutes - Receiving a confidential order from the Tokugawa Shogunate, 13 Samurai Warriors start plotting the assassination of Matsudaira Nariaki, chief of the Akashi clan who is extraordinarily cruel and lewd. The group has only 60 days to achieve their goal, to ambush the Akashi procession which is returning from Edo. How can the 13 Assassins, who are given only one chance and not allowed to fail, engage this 53 - person procession and kill Nariaki? The Assassins thrilling plan and actions reach the climax in a war of slaughter depicted with breathtaking heroic reality.