Magnet Releasing’s BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL, opening in theaters on November 3, is the 100th film from genre master Takashi Miike.
An action-fantasy epic based on the Japanese manga series, BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL will have its North American premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX (September 21 – 28).
Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine…
Cast: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi, Ebizô Ichikawa, Min Tanaka and Tsutomu Yamazaki
Directed by: Takashi Miike
Written by: Takashi Miike