47 Ronin

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47 Ronin

japan samurai revenge seppuku historical drama

47 Ronin

Release Date: November 03, 1962

Year    :   1962
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Genres    :   History, Drama, Action
Production Companies    :   Toho Company, Ltd.
Director    :   Hiroshi Inagaki
Producers    :   Sanezumi Fujimoto, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Hiroshi Inagaki
Writers    :   Toshio Yasumi
RunTime    :   207 mins.

The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official named Kira Yoshinaka, whose title was Kōzuke no suke. The ronin avenged their master's honor after patiently waiting and planning for over a year to kill Kira. In turn, the ronin were themselves forced to commit seppuku for committing the crime of murder.




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