Restoration of the 1993 anime classic! Screening the Week of May 24th!
Yubari Int Fantastic Film Fest: Citizens Award winner!
A vagabond swordsman is aided by a beautiful ninja girl and a crafty spy in confronting a demonic clan of killers – with a ghost from his past as their leader – who are bent on overthrowing the Tokugawa Shogunate.
4 Stars! “A wandering ronin takes on a posse of supernatural ninjas in a whipcracking race that never lets reality get in the way of a hearty bout of blood-lettting” (The Guardian)
4 Stars! “mastery of the animated movie, and one of Japan’s finest filmic exports…a champion of anime and belongs in the upper echelons of its history.” (CineVue)
4 Stars! “Ranking alongside Akira and Ghost In The Shell as one of the most influential animes ever made…Meticulously animated and gratuitously bizarre” (Total Film)
Subtitled in English.