An illuminating review of culture in the movie The Last Samurai

MCN Review: Last Samurai

This review by David Poland is incredibly illuminating on aspects of Samurai culture. While the film The Last Samurai is entertaining and fun to watch it does get history wrong and it also gets the notion of what it is to be a Samurai wrong as well. I really enjoyed reading this article. With work still continuing on producing Japanese Art of War 2 I find this encouraging and inspirational:

[The Samurai] believed in a higher plane of responsibility. They believed in honor above self. That belief led to their extinction.
–David Poland

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