About

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 comm...

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Directed by

Hiroshi Inagaki

Written by

Toshio Yasumi (Screenplay)

Runtime

207 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

revenge japan samurai historical drama seppuku