Release Date: 16 August 2010
Loosely based on real life events and the legend of Goemon, this film captures his exploits and role during the Japanese Civial War.
Upon finding that his master has been betrayed the young ninja Goemon Ishikawa embarks on a path of revenge.16th century Japan. Legendary ninja warrior and Robin Hood-like bandit, Ishikawa Goemon (Eguchi) steals from the rich to feed the poor. In a fractured kingdom, he's faced with even greater sacrifices to bring peace and avenge his betrayed master.
A gut-punch of violence and CGI-ed mayhem that masks some perfunctory storytelling.