Akira Kurosawa's lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When Shingen dies, his generals reluctantly agree to have the impostor take over as the powerful ruler. He soon begins to appreciate life as Shingen, but his commitment to the role is tested when he must lead his troops into battle against the forces of a rival warlord.Kagemusha featuring Tatsuya Nakadai and Tsutomu Yamazaki is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (34,325 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).
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#52 Ranked in Medieval Movies
#224 Ranked in War Movies
#253 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
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