Japan, 16th century. Petty thief Kagemusha sentenced to death, but suddenly he bestow life. The fact that he as two drops of water similar to the local ruler Takeda, domineering and powerful man, the sight of which inspired soldiers. But Takeda has recently passed away.

  • Akira Kurosawa

Release Date: 1980-10-10
IMDb icon 8/10
  • Country: JP, US
  • Language: Japanese
  • Budget: $6,000,000
  • Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $4,017,462
Paula Rattray
19 August 2017 | 09:07

And where is the mind, and where the logic?

A warrior, is the head of the Takeda clan, like an experienced military leader, whose name gives in the enemies of inexpressible horror. But the army does not command. Moreover — stupid palitsya, substituting for the sniper's bullet.

Shadow warrior — evolyutsioniruet from sentenced to the crucifixion of the thieves to copy commander and a member of the clan. But what made him to play its role after the death of the original? On the patriotism is not seem. On love — too: he is this man saw give if God a couple of times. Thanks for saving a life? But not to same level.

The clan warrior. It is not clear at all whether an impostor. Like the will of the deceased and all that. But all know what role is temporary, and in case to run it don't want to. Like the pretender video use. And like this favor is that no, but in the absence of the instinct of self-preservation even at the contact the care what. it appears closer to the final scenes.

But acting and the visual component on top.

Elisabet Stoffel
14 May 2009 | 05:42

Blind chance or fate brings thief sentenced to death the brother of the ruler of the clan Takeda and someone who time of time played the role of a DoppelgangeR of his brother, notices the striking similarity of the rabble with his brother and saves his life think : "Perhaps useful". Long had to wait and the Governor wounded, and he dies. &Nbsp;thief Kagemusha begins to play its role gradually stepping into the role. When he first thought of the ruler of a very large villain, according to the fault of which killed thousands of people and couldn't understand why you need this loyalty and devotion to the clan, if it is much easier to steal something to sell and to fill his belly.

Gradually, he, the man who never needed did not expect any from whom kindness or affection. Opens your soul and finds her calling in the Shade of the deceased ruler, and it seems to be a shadow of it is it calling in soon may will be able to replace the deceased ruler. But the little man he is actually, anyone not need his fate is of interest only to him. But who is he he and where the ruler, they already merged in one maze of gestures, attitudes, feelings and share them only death. But it is not clear already where death where life, and who died and in whom, but anyone is still alive. And can be a thief more worthy ruler. And may the thief never not there, can it was still a tricky plan of the ruler. And who them more loyal to the clan and who made for them clan more.

And can be in each person is the ruler, not the shadow, not copy, it is the ruler. And may be this ruler is ready to ascend to the throne. You only need to show the throne, and away in side.

Idaline Ing
10 December 2012 | 07:19

"Kagemusha" translates as "the double". But not just any ordinary double, and double famous persons: the head of the clan or leader.

The plot of the film is the tale of that the terrible "guard fields"-"daimyo", it is, the local feudal Lord, Takeda Shingen bequeathed two years after his death not to divulge the fact of his absence in this samsara. In film death presented is that a "militarily" that but in fact, the circumstances of her unknown to anyone. Guesses, including one that is presented in the film exist, but no more.

Akira Kurosawa at the preparation of the filming was very meticulous Director. It called otherwise, — hate — the devil. He has forced the writers to dig for months and more of libraries archives, looking for details at that time. That is why it is paintings live now and will survive many more decades.

Starring Tatsuya nakadai the first time appeared Kurosawa's film in a cameo role. It presence the frame was only 15 seconds. Kurosawa it noticed, found and instructed him to the MAIN role in this picture. Shortly before this film from Kurosawa had a falling out with the now famous great actor Mifune Toshiro. So that Nakadai, apparently, it was planned to place of Mifune. Place Mifune not ranked no. he nobody this day. In today clear that is Mifune, and have everything else. The however, the effect of the "new faces" for the paintings Kurosawa made.

How much has Kagemusha made?
Commercial tv-show fees worldwide today are Cumulative Worldwide $4,017,462.
How much did it cost to make Kagemusha?
According to various sources, the cost of producing the tv-show was at least $6,000,000.
Who is the director of the movie Kagemusha?
This tv-show was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
What is the genre of Kagemusha?
The tv-show belongs to the genres of Drama, History, War, Best History Movies, Palme d’Or winners Movies.
Who starred in Kagemusha?
Many famous actors starred in this tv-show, here are the names of the most famous: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu, Hideji Ôtaki.
What is Kagemusha IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 8.
When was Kagemusha released?
The start date for this tv-show on USA TV is 1980-10-10.