Three years have passed since the events of the first movie. Morinaka wanders the land under the false name of Saizo, along with his friends Fujita and Samanosuke,trying to get away from the Government and from what he really is: Heir to the Shogun. An unexpected meeting will set in motion a series of events that will change forever the fate of Japan.And unto this, Ginji, the mysterious commander of the Government troops,will do anything to stop Morinaka and his comrades from making a Revolution.. Will Morinaka make the right choice and lead his people to freedom? Will he follow the road to destiny?
Directed by: Thanos Kermitsis
Written by: Thanos Kermitsis,Antonis Kutelias,John Tzouvelekis
Cast: Antonis Kutelias,Thanos Kermitsis, Spiros Papagiakumos, John Tzouvelekis, Antonis Droulias,Manolis Kermitsis,Yannis Rumbulias,Dimitris Lahanokardis,Panagiotis Mastrokonstandis,Marina Mastoraki
Produced by: Underworld Films, Chainfree
Info:This movie is a fantasy war drama,an independent production,that cost no more than 500 euros and shot on a mini dv.
Unlike its predecessor,this film is not characterized as amateur,as most of the crew that filmed it were film school students at the time.
This film is a direct sequel of the amateur film "Hitokiri" which was released in 2007.
Screenings of the film:
*1stChainfree Film Festival (Αpril 2010) M.Cacoyannis Foundation,Athens,Greece
* 2nd Artfools Video Festival (March 2010) Larissa,Greece
*Panorama of Independent Filmmakers (March 2010) Petroupoli,Athens,Greece
*"Αrgo Film Festival" (August 2010)Volos,Greece
*International Film Festival Ireland (September 2010) Tipperary,Ireland
Hitokiri II on Imdb--> imdb.com/title/tt1683878/combined