Masterless follows Kane Madison, an architect working in Los Angeles while his doppelganger-like spirit, an eighteenth century Ronin, wanders a parallel netherworld of masked demons and Japanese swordsmen. When tragedy strikes, Kane embarks on a journey of faith which prompts the Ronin to seek out his true master in the spirit world… Kane, an atheist, rejects his wife’s attempts to share her Christian faith with him. Then he is laid off, and one day he finds his wife passed out on the floor after a seizure. Out of desperation, he begins to explore her faith, he and the Ronin embark on journeys to discover their true masters.
Masterless is an exciting and unique fantasy based Christian film which explores the concept of who or what is our master, showing that Jesus should be our only master. Masterless is a journey which follows Kane Madison while he an atheist starts exploring Christianity and throughout the film you see what takes his focus, how temptations attack, how addictions can take hold and how life can be a struggle and even though life may be hard, our battle is not against flesh and blood, its against the powers of the dark world and our greatest weapon is the word of God. Making Jesus our master gives us faith and hope.
The artistry, story and originality of this film is brilliant, while we see Kane face struggles and his journey in Los Angeles we see interspersed what is happening in the spiritual realm, where in this film Kane is depicted as a Ronin battling against masked demons and swordsmen. Even if you don’t know about Japanese culture or Ronin, you can still understand what is happening and really brings and understanding, realness and insight into what is happening in the spiritual realm. It is a gripping, entertaining and exciting story. The visual effects add to the film and bring alive the spiritual realm, which is seamlessly woven through the film giving you the feeling that everything is happening in parallel. Fans of fantasy will enjoy this and if you are after something different to watch then check it out.
It is really refreshing to see something different and unique and Masterless provides just that, with its gripping powerful story coupled with a stunningly visual spiritual realm, this is well worth watching.