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Ronin

A wandering, lone samurai warrior, Toshiro Kuroda, exhausted by his journey and dehydration, is confronted by another samurai. The samurai challenges Toshiro to a duel and he obliges until it is revealed that the samurai is his Shishou (master).

  • John Do
    Director
  • John Do
    Writer
  • Eric Pan
    Producer
  • Mike Fajgman
    Producer
  • Josh Mak
    Key Cast
    "Toshiro Kuroda"
  • Shin Hara
    Key Cast
    "Shishou"
  • Elizabeth Pham
    Key Cast
    "Natsuki"
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Samurai, Action
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 38 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    6,010 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    Japanese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 50FPS
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.40:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Fighting Spirit All Action and Martial Arts Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    September 7, 2019
    UK premiere
    Official selection
  • Short+Sweet SAE International Student Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 1, 2019
    North American premiere
    official selection
  • Bloodstained Indie Film Festival: Sci-Fi Horror Action
    Tokyo
    Japan
    December 7, 2019
    Official Selection
  • UNIVERSAL MARTIAL ARTS FILM FESTIVAL
    Paris
    France
    March 15, 2020
    Best Actor Award
Director Biography - John Do

JOHN DO is an Australian filmmaker and is currently studying at SAE Institute Melbourne. His most recent short film, “Inflicted”, entered as one of the finalists in the Unscene short film festival. He has worked on on numerous projects over two years and has primarily served as an editor. Inspired by the works of Akira Kurosawa, John has set out to create a simple and emotional story for the audience

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