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Nihon Gankutsuou (1979)

740 min  |  Adventure, History

Japan in the year 1637, the city of Edo is celebrating the wedding of the young Samurai Aoi Tsinoske and his maid Miyuki. But at the same time Shogun Iemitsu receives the message that a violent revolt is taking place in Kyushu. The infamous Shimbara-Rebellion is threatening his reign. Iemitsu reacts immediately and sends out 3.000 warriors to beat the rebels. As a noble samurai and one of the best warriors, Tsinoske becomes one of their leaders and kicks off at the same night of his wedding. In Kyushu, Tsinoske and his army are surprised by the strong resistance of the rebels, which forces them into a series of bloody fights. But the most danger for Tsinoske is not in front of him, its lurking behind his back! His own cousin Kamiya Jyudayu - who is extremely jealous about Tsinoske's successful career and his wife Miyuki - is spinning an evil scheme around him. Together with his best friend Sagenta, his superiors and a business partner, Jyudayu is able to set a trap for the noble samurai. Their plan seems to work, Tsinoske falls in disgrace, but the officials are too afraid to kill a noble samurai too quickly. So they sentence him to be imprisoned on the infamous hell-island, where he should find a painful and slow death, while his traitors come back as heroes. But against all odds, Tsinoske is able to survive with the help of a monk and a former rebel. After 10 painful years he manages to escape hell-island to seek fatal revenge on his traitors.

8.0
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Robin Hood (2018)

116 min  |  Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Robin of Loxley, a lord living in Nottingham, enjoys a good life with his lover, Marian, before he is drafted by the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to fight in the Third Crusade against the Saracens. After four years away from England, Robin becomes disillusioned with the Crusades when he fails to prevent his commander, Guy of Gisbourne, from executing prisoners, namely a teenage boy, despite the pleading of the boy's father, which prompts Gisbourne to send Robin back home. When he returns to Nottingham, Robin learns from his old friend Friar Tuck that the Sheriff had him officially declared dead two years prior in order to seize Robin's land and wealth to continue funding the war effort at the behest of the corrupt Cardinal, kicking the citizens from the city and into the coal mine town across the river. Investigating 'the Slags', Robin witnesses the commoners planning to rise against the government that oppresses and exploits them and learns that Marian is now involved with their aspiring leader, Will Tillman. Robin is prevented from making contact with her by the Arab whose son he tried to save. The man introduces himself as Yahya - which he says can be translated to "John" - and proposes that he and Robin work to end the war by stealing the money taken from the people to fund the church's war. Marian seeks Robin upon learning that he is alive, but he chooses not to tell her of his plans for her own protection..

5.3
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