Stirring swordplay dominates this period piece about a 17th-century Japanese warrior (Sho Kosugi) who travels to Spain to acquire firearms for his lord (Toshiro Mifune). David Essex. Yorimune: Kane Kosugi. King Philip: Christopher Lee. Father Vasco: Norman Lloyd. Capt. Crawford: Ronald Pickup. El Zaidan: John Rhys-Davies. Directed by Gordon Hessler.
aristocracy, assassination, bad-guy, boating, civil-war, forbidden-love, good-guy, high-seas, power, revenge, romance, sailing, Samurai, swashbuckler, treasure, war, warrior