As opposed to a cruel and selfish captor, Katsumoto refers to himself and Algren as fellow students of war, and hopes to learn from him. We're the Reddit community for translations. Step back, step back and turn. So, regardless of how attractive the samurai life is, it is also undemocratic, exclusive, and privileges the few at the expense of the many. From the moment they wake, they devote themselves to the perfection of whatever they pursue. Zebulon Gant: I did indeed, sir. Ujio is teaching you the way of the Japanese sword.
Script Synopsis:Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare -- in this lush epic set in the 1870s, which finds Algren learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. God knows it looks as if you'll need one real soon. The first rank will kneel, rifles at the ready. No disrespect intended, sir, but shove it up your ass. She portrays dual personalities of the passive, Asian wife and the strong-willed independent.
For nine hundred years, my ancestors have protected our people. Sergeant Gant fights and dies, Algren kills several men, then is surrounded by several warriors, managing to hold them off with a spear. Katsumoto is an extraordinary man, is he not? For 500 bucks a month I'll kill whoever you want. Sir, the lmperial Army of Japan demands your surrender. He'd like very much to take your photograph.
Just listen to what your man has to say. Katsumoto: You believe a man can change his destiny? Algren: I should have died so many times before. Within his captivity, Nathan slowly attempts to adapt to these traditions by removing his shoes when entering the home, learning the Japanese language and wearing a kimono. The Samurai, led by a renowned soldier named Katsumoto, is presented in the movie as a traditional, honor-based society of warriors that is resisting the fundamental changes to the Japanese lifestyle. Son, have you ever seen what this could do to a man? He is late of the 7th Cavalry. Katsumoto: The perfect blossom is a rare thing. Katsumoto: It was not your time.
My railroad is a priority for this country. Post here and the polyglots of Reddit will do their best to translate it for you. Well just to make sure the audience isn't made uncomfortable by the moral ambiguity here, let me reiterate that I'm a deplorable son of a bitch. The Emperor is most interested in your American lndians. I rise against your enemies. You see, even the mighty samurai cannot stand up to the.
Zebulon Gant: No disrespect intended, sir, but shove it up your arse. Nathan Algren: It's not over. Katsumoto: It was a good death. I have tried to give a true accounting of what I have seen, what I have done. Now, Japan's got it in mind to become a civilized country. Algren: I will tell you how he lived.
And the new cartridges cut down on jamming. The equality promised by Westernization and modernity is a better alternative to this system. To seek a stillness of your. And if we play our cards right. Goddamn you, Algren, get out there! Unfortunately for Algren and Gant, Ujio and Colonel Bagley order the half-trained troops into combat prematurely, against the Samurai. .
So who will we be training your boys to fight? A word or two in the savage tongue. We have also selectively chosen a large collection of , , , , and and to help motivate and brighten your day. Most importantly, I really like using swords, because you can cut off heads with them. Have you even stopped to think about the morality of your actions? These values are either implicitly negative gender inequality and feudalism or simply backwards agrarian society , but ultimately serve to place Japanese culture in a position inferior to the West. I say, Japan was made by a handful of brave men. Colonel Bagley: I'd advise sending in skirmishers first. Left to rot in the sun.
Instead, it was Algren, a lone American, who is able to show the Meiji Emperor the importance of his own culture. The way of the warrior. Algren: I will tell you how he lived. Upon entering an upscale restaurant and an adjoining room, he meets a high-level Japanese politician and his former superior, Colonel Bagley played by Tony Goldwyn , who offer him a job as a military advisor to the Japanese Emperor. Algren is a decorated Union hero from both wars, and a hopeless alcoholic as he tries to drown the memories of an atrocity on some innocent Indians, including women and children, performed on behalf of his superior officer. That said, it is important to also note that, in the story, Algren also redeems himself by looking inward, not by looking outward. For 2000 years, no emperor was even seen by a commoner.