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The movie starts by a samurai walking through woods and practising his skill (he makes a few steps and then cuts through air). I also remember that a lot of the story revolves around him living in a remote house that he finds on his way (wondering around) where he stays and helps out. If I remember correctly in the house lived a woman that would make him food all the time, and I think one older man that was a bit crazy and a few other people..

I think the movie was in color and it looked like it was more than 20-25 years old.

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Found it - After the Rain. It seems like I got the description wrong since he was not wondering through the woods, but just practicing there, and he didn't find a house but it was his own house and his wife and the house was actually an inn.. Also, the movie is from 1999, so it's not as old as I thought it was but oh well, at least I figured out which movie it was.

Here is the scene where he practices while walking through woods. It's quite easy to remember this scene since it lasts for 3+ minutes.

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ps - sorry for replying to my own question so soon (not at all actually), I was trying to find the title for about an hour before I posted the question, and after I did it, I could not wait for someone to reply so I continued my sarch.. –  pootzko Mar 1 '12 at 23:35
It's perfectly fine to ask and answer your own question Just as long as it is a good question to begin with :) –  TylerShads Mar 2 '12 at 0:24
+1 for reminding me of this fantastic film –  yuji Mar 2 '12 at 0:58

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