A scene from 47 RONIN, a Universal Pictures film directed by Carl Rinsch.
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47 Ronin (2013)
Opened: 12/25/2013 Wide
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Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, and thematic elements.
KEANU REEVES leads an all-star international cast in the action-adventure 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people. Driven from their homes and dispersed across the land, this band of Ronin must seek the help of Kai (Reeves)--a half-breed they once rejected--as they fight their way across a savage world of mythic beasts, shape-shifting witchcraft and wondrous terrors.
As this exiled, enslaved outcast becomes their most deadly weapon, he will transform into a hero who inspires this band of outnumbered rebels to confront the evil taking over their land and seize eternity.
Based upon the epic story that has become one of Japan's most enduring legends, this extraordinary tale of unbelievable courage has its origins in the early 18th century, when 47 noble samurai honored the untimely death of their master by avenging him.
In this groundbreaking reimagining of the national legend of Japan--a fascinating tale that has been passed along and elaborated upon through different interpretations in various media across the ages--the legend of the Ronin's ultimate sacrifice and undying honor is now reborn for an entirely new generation.
Joining Reeves for this epic 3D action-adventure are a select cast of Japanese superstars who are not only beloved in their native country, but who have honed their talents across the globe. They are HIROYUKI SANADA (Sunshine, The Last Samurai) as Oishi, the indisputable leader of the samurai; TADANOBU ASANO (The Wolverine, Thor: The Dark World) as Lord Kira, the treacherous villain who will stop at nothing to destroy his enemies; Academy Award®- nominated actress RINKO KIKUCHI (Babel, Pacific Rim) as the Witch, a shape-shifting siren who executes Kira's every request in his search for ultimate power; and KO SHIBASAKI (The Lady Shogun and Her Men, One Missed Call) as Mika, their master's daughter and the impossible, eternal love of Kai's life.
With 47 Ronin, director CARL RINSCH (The Gift) brings to life the stunning landscapes and enormous battles that display the timeless story in a way that's never been seen before. Joining him for the film are producers PAMELA ABDY (Identity Thief, Endless Love) and ERIC McLEOD (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Unstoppable), and the team works from a screenplay by CHRIS MORGAN (Fast & Furious series, Wanted) and HOSSEIN AMINI (Drive, Wings of the Dove) and a screen story by Chris Morgan and WALTER HAMADA (The Conjuring, The Final Destination).
Rinsch leads an accomplished behind-the-scenes crew comprised of two-time Academy Award®- nominated cinematographer JOHN MATHIESON (Gladiator, Robin Hood), two-time Oscar®-nominated production designer JAN ROELFS (Fast & Furious 6, World Trade Center), editor STUART BAIRD (Skyfall, Casino Royale), costume designer PENNY ROSE (Evita, Pirates of the Caribbean series), special effects supervisor PAUL CORBOULD (Captain America: The First Avenger, Mamma Mia!), Oscar®-nominated visual effects supervisor CHRISTIAN MANZ (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Nanny McPhee Returns) and composer ILAN ESHKERI (Stardust, Kick-Ass).
47 Ronin is executive produced by Bluegrass Films' SCOTT STUBER (Ted, Identity Thief), CHRIS FENTON (Whisper, The Vatican Tapes) and Walter Hamada.