A Eureka blu ray release of Revenge (1964) a lacerating attack on the absurdity and hypocrisy of feudal Japan.
A cruel jidaigeki masterwork from director Tadashi Imai (Cruel Tale of Bushido) and screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto, the writer of Masaki Kobayashi’s great masterpiece Harakiri.
An innocuous comment during a weapon inspection wounds the pride of low-ranking samurai Shinpachi (Kinnosuke Nakamura), leading to an argument with his superior. The situation snowballs out of control, leading to a deadly duel and political fallout which threatens the entire clan.
- Limited Edition slipcase featuring artwork by Tony Stella [2000 copies]
- 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K restoration of the original film elements
- Uncompressed original Japanese mono audio
- Newly translated English subtitles (optional)
- Brand new interview with Tony Rayns
- A collectors booklet featuring new writing on the film
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1