The Last Samurai

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'Fiercely intelligent, very funny and unlike anything else I've ever read' MARK HADDON 'Original...witty...playful...a wonderfully funny book' JAMES WOOD 'A triumph - a genuinely new story, a genuinely new form' A. S. BYATT Eleven-year-old Ludo is in search of a father. Raised singlehandedly by his mother Sibylla, Ludo's been reading Greek, Arabic, Japanese and a little Hebrew since the age of four; but reading Homer in the original whilst riding the Circle Line on the London Underground isn't enough to satisfy the boy's boundless curiosity. Is he a genius? A real-life child prodigy? He's grown up watching Seven Samurai on a hypnotising loop - his mother's strategy to give him not one but seven male role models. And yet Ludo remains obsessed with the one thing his mother refuses to tell him: his real father's name. Let loose on London, Ludo sets out on a secret quest to find the last samurai - the father he never knew.

‪Action/Adventure‬, ‪Drama‬. ‪2 h 34 min‬.

The film stars Tom Cruise, who also co-produced, with Timothy Spall, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Koyuki, and Shin Koyamada in supporting roles. Tom Cruise portrays a United States ... A fascinating and inspiring epic, The Last Samurai is a powerful film.