"Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron"
Directed by Hideo Gosha
A former samurai warrior has abandoned his class to
become the leader of a gang of bandits. He leads his outlaws in a planned
attack on the castle of his former clan, as revenge for the destruction of
his family by the very official whom he served so loyally. But can a group
of thieves stand up to the might of a clan of well-trained samurai? With
Tatsuya Nakadai, Shima Iwashita, and Shogoro Ichikawa. Japanese with English
subtitles. 2-disc set. 163 minutes.