A wandering samurai with a gift for killing struggles to find his place in a turbulent and changing world, but with each kill he feels his mind slipping. Will he reach the perfection of his craft or will he fall into madness? This masterpiece by Kihachi Okamoto contains one of the greatest on-screen anti-heroes of all time. Featuring Tatsuya Nakadai (Harakiri) and Toshiro Mifune (Yojimbo).
A brilliant samurai assassin uses his skill to fulfill impulses of lust and revenge."