Legend Of The Eight Samurai

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This 1983 re-imagining of the Japanese epic novel Satomi Hakkenden, or Legend of the Eight Dog Warriors, tells the story of Princes Shizu (Hiroko Yoshimaru), who after the death of her family goes on the run before meeting a suspicious vagabond named Shinbei( Hiroyuki Sanada), and more notably Dousetsu (Sonny Chiba), a honorable warrior who leads to the revelation that the pair orf swordsmen are apart of a prophesied group of eight who are destined to unite and fight a great evil, each signified by a glowing bead in their possession. This leads the trio on a journey to fight the evil queen Tamazusa (Mari Natsuki) who is responsible for the murder of Princess Shizu's family.