Posts tagged: swords
Japanese film from 1921: Goketsu Jiraiya / Goketsu the Hero.
Actor. Action star. Director.
This martial arts icon is the real deal. Sakaguchi came onto the scene in Versus (2001) after first being discovered by director Ryuhei Kitamura as an underground street fighter. Rising in fame with more roles, Sakaguchi has starred in several action-packed genres like zombie splatter films and mainstream samurai flicks. In his latest film, Sakaguchi both directs and stars in Yakuza Weapon as a yakuza gangster in search for vengeance. Don’t underestimate the fighting scenes! This movie combines fist power and iron with M61 Vulcan cannons and rocket launchers. You don’t want to miss out.
Tak Sakaguchi will make a special appearance at Japan Society’s Japan Cuts Film Festival on July 9th after the Yakuza Weapon screening. Be sure to come check it out!