|HEAVEN & EARTH - Ten to Chi to|
STARRING: Takaaki Enoki, Masahiko Tsugawa, Atsuko Asano, Naomi Zaizen
Directed by: Haruki Kadokawa
Epic battles and raging emotions shake Heaven & Earth, and mark this awe-inspiring film as a visual masterpiece. Critics hail Heaven & Earth as "an experience to be cherished and remembered long after."
It is 16TH century Japan "The Age of Wars". The Emperor and reigning Shogun can no longer control his ambitions warlords and the entire country erupts into feudal warfare. Samurai are murdering their lords and sons are betraying their fathers. The most powerful fight to expand their borders.
Out of this turmoil rise two great warlords, Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kagetora, one an enlightened ruler, the other a ruthless dictator, each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony. The two leaders pursue one another across the countryside clash in epic confrontations and massive battles of calvalry and infantry.
They were so evenly matched that their battles are destined to become legend in both Heaven and Earth. Audiences and critics agree Heaven & Earth is triumph of filmmaking. A Magnificent and Stunning filmed samurai movie, a true masterpiece!!
1990 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen - 100 mins.
JAPANESE LANGUAGE with Optional ENGLISH SUBTITLES.