About the film
Yagyu Conspiracy RETOLD
Release Date: September 28, 2008
|Genres||:||Drama, Action, Adventure|
|Writers||:||Kinji Fukasaku, Hiro Matsuda, Tatsuo Nogami, Satoru Okamoto|
The classic tale retold. This is one of Japan’s most popular stories in a brand new version starring the great Matsukata Hiroki following in the footsteps of Yorozuya Kinnosuke as Yagyu Tajima, the grandmaster swordsman whose plot to maintain the succession of Iemitsu as shogun encounters obstacles on all sides. Loaded with action and featuring many of Japan’s new up and coming sword stars this exciting movie brings back the feelings of the golden age of motion pictures. Stunning cinematography brings 17th Century Japan to life in this exciting tale of loyalty and betrayal, leading up to an ending that won’t be found in any history book.