The samurai film is perhaps the most thrilling, fascinating and addicting film genre of all time. Stray Dogs & Lone Wolves: The Samurai Film Handbook is for enthusiasts and newcomers alike. A film companion like no other, this handy reference provides background and insight into the thrilling, intoxicating realm of the samurai.

"It is rare even among the Japanese to find anyone so well informed and passionate about Japan's unique genre of samurai films. I admire Patrick Galloway's great enthusiasm, and I hope his book will help you enjoy these films too."
                        -- Tatsuya Nakadai, renowned actor (Sword of Doom, Yojimbo, Harakiri, Kagemusha)

Also by Patrick Galloway:
Asia Shock: Horror and Dark Cinema from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong & Thailand