Producers: Toshiaki Nakazawa, Jeremy Thomas
Original Story: Yasuhiko Takiguchi
Script: Kikumi Yamagishi
Cast: Ebizo Ichikawa, Eita, Koji Yakusho, Hikari Mitsushima
Master Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Audition, Ichi The Killer, One Missed Call) has created the first 3D film to show In Competition at Cannes.
A tale of revenge, honour and disgrace centering on a samurai warrior (leading Kabuki star Ebizo Ichikawa), who seeks entry to the estate of a feudal lord (Koji Yakusho) to discover the tragic fate of his ronin son-in-law (played by Eita), setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance.