The Gambling Samurai

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The Gambling Samurai ★★ Kunisada Chuji 1960

A samurai returns to his village to find it besieged by a ruthless government. Instead of attacking, he bides his time and works to undermine the government—finally achieving his revenge. In Japanese with English subtitles. 101m/C VHS . JP Toshiro Mifune, Michiyo Aratama; D: Senkichi Taniguchi.