About the film
samurai geisha exile ronin feudal japan
Release Date: February 13, 1971
|Slogan||:||«This world is a sea of blood.»|
|Production Companies||:||Art Theatre Guild, Matsumoto Production Company|
|Producers||:||Takayoshi Miyagawa, Tsuyoshi Koga|
|Writers||:||Toshio Matsumoto, Nanboku Tsuruya, Shûji Ishizawa|
Gengobe Satsuma, an exiled samurai cast out as an Asano clan retainer is given a second chance to join his brothers in arms to become the 48th Ronin against the Shogunate. His faithful servant gathers the 100 ryo required for his acceptance. Gengobe is also in love with a greedy geisha named Koman. About to be sold to another man, Gengobe learns that for him to keep her, her debt is exactly 100 ryo.