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The sword is the soul. Study the soul to know the sword. Evil mind, evil sword.
Every single day
Nakadai and production designer Yoshirô Muraki relate that the notorious “blood explosion” at the film’s end was done in one take. At the moment that the compressor hose attached to actor Tatsuya Nakadai was activated it blew a coupling causing a much larger gush of fluid than planned. In fact it was so strong that it nearly lifted him off the ground and it took all his might to finish the scene.
wow… SO embarrassing… just think… his whole life was leading up until that.
I love this movie.