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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ken Watanabe
Jun Kunimara
Shiori Kutsuna
Directors
Lee Sang-il
Screenwriters
David Webb Peoples
Lee Sang-il
Running Time
135 minutes

Unforgiven
East meets West(ern)


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Unforgiven

Plot
Japan, late 19th century. A fleeing ronin (Watanabe) is lured by a mercenary gig to avenge the mutilation of a prostitute. However, taking on the mantle of bounty hunter plunges him back into his violent past.


Verdict
The samurai/Western osmosis is given a terrific new surge by this beautiful-looking, smartly modified translation of the Eastwood classic.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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