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A genre of film (often exploitation) that focuses on revisionist depictions of the samurai. Usually involves moral grayness, revenge-driven antihero protagonists, nudity, sex scenes, swordplay, and blood.
Whereas westerns focuses on cowboys and indians and swashbucklers are about pirates, chambara films focus on samurai.
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by The Logical Fallacy June 03, 2017
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