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Kagemusha

影武者

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Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1980
Action, Drama

Synopsis

A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord’s double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.

Synopsis

A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord’s double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.

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KagemushaDirected byAkira Kurosawa

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1980 | Winner: Palme d'Or
Academy Awards
1981 | 2 nominations including: Best Foreign Language Film
National Board of Review
1980 | Winner: Top Foreign Films
BAFTA Awards
1981 | 2 wins including: Best Costume Design
1981 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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