Acclaimed filmmaker Bernard Rose has created a stunning visual feast complemented by a haunting score from iconic composer Philip Glass. Inspired by a race still held annually in Japan, SAMURAI MARATHON is a lively action flick with a samurai twist. In late feudal Japan, a young ninja (Satoh) operates undercover in the court of an aging lord and his rebellious daughter. When the lord challenges his lazy samurai to a punishing marathon—joined covertly by Princess Yuki—the ninja finds his loyalties put to the test. Facing impossible odds, this unusual band of characters is running a race to either win or die.


  • Bernard Rose


Takeru Satoh
Nana Komatsu
Mirai Moriyama
Shota Sometani
Munetaka Aoki
Ryu Kohata
Yuta Koseki
Danny Huston

Release Date
Run Time
104 min
Dubbed Language
  • English
Subtitle Language
  • English
  • Japanese
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