47 Ronin (1962)

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.

Directing:
  • Hiroshi Inagaki

Writing:
  • Toshio Yasumi
  • 八住 利雄

Stars:
Release Date: 1962-11-03
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 207

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