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- Movie: Kubi
- Romaji: Kubi
- Japanese: 首
- Director: Takeshi Kitano
- Writer: Takeshi Kitano
- Producer: Satoshi Fukushima
- Cinematographer: Takeshi Hamada
- Release Date: November 23, 2023
- World Premiere: May 23, 2023 (Cannes Film Festival)
- Runtime: 131 min.
- Distributor: Kadokawa Pictures
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Nobunaga Oda (Ryo Kase) pursues the unification of the entire country and fights against rivals on multiple fronts, including the Mori, Takeda, and Uesugi clans. In the midst of these battles, Nobunaga Oda’s own vassal Murashige Araki (Kenichi Endo) stages a rebellion against him and then disappears. Nobunaga Oda gathers his vassals, including Mitsuhide Akechi (Hidetoshi Nishijima) and Hideyoshi Toyotomi (Takeshi Kitano), and orders them to find Murashige Araki. He promises that the one who is successful will become his successor.
Hideyoshi Toyotomi along with his younger brother Hidenaga and his military adviser Kanbee Kuroda (Tadanobu Asano) devises a secret plan. They recruit storyteller Shinzaemon Sorori (Yuichi Kimura), who is a former ninja, to find Murashige Araki. Beyond the capture of Murashige Araki, Hideyoshi Toyotomi plans to take control over the country by removing Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi.
- "Kubi" screened at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in the Cannes Premiere section.
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