The split second between a samurai's first draw and the final blow is explored in this striking short film, The Old Samurai. The 6-minute short comes from writer/director Benjamin Wong and focuses on an aging warrior haunted by his past and confronted by the future--a young and threatening samurai.
There's more emotion than action in the story, which is told purely through music and visuals, but there are some very iconic-looking slow motion shots. To find out more, visit their Official-Page.
After a lifetime of war, an old samurai is challenged to an epic showdown with a young ambitious samurai, his worthiest adversary yet. Battle is imminent, but the past could prove to be the old samurai’s undoing.