Keswick Film Club - The Twilight Samurai

Sunday 24th October 5:30 PM

The Twilight Samurai 

Director: Yoji Yamada Country: Japan
Cert: 12A Year: 2002 Length: 129 mins Language: Japanese

Audience Reaction

Score: 87.72% Attendance: 103

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  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database

Synopsis

The old codes of honour are waning in 19th Century Japan seemingly for everyone except Seibei, low ranking samurai, who lives only for his elderly mother and two small daughters. When his childhood sweetheart returns to town, followed by her drunken ex-husband, Seibei takes matters into his own hands.

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, 2004 Oscars

Critics

open_quote Terrific, old-fashioned storytelling with a rich sense of time and place close_quote Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian



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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

Since then, the club has won Film Society Of The Year and awards for Best Programme four times and Best Website twice.

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