The Twilight Samurai (2002)

Introduction The Twilight Samurai (たそがれ清兵衛, literally “Twilight Seibei”) is a 2002 Japanese historical drama film co-written and directed by Yoji Yamada and starring Hiroyuki Sanada and Rie Miyazawa. Set in mid-19th century Japan, a few years before the Meiji Restoration, it follows the life of Seibei Iguchi, a low-ranking samurai employed as a bureaucrat. Poor,… Read More

The Princess and the Marine (2001)

Introduction The Princess and the Marine is a 2001 American made-for-television romantic drama film based on the true story of American Marine Jason Johnson and Bahraini Princess Meriam Al-Khalifa, with stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Marisol Nichols in the roles of Jason and Meriam. Outline Meriam Al Khalifa (Marisol Nichols) is a Bahraini royal who is… Read More