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Chūshingura [electronic resource] / Daiē Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; seisaku Nagada Masaichi ; kantoku Watanabe Kunio.

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Samurai cinema.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 166 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: AnimEigo, Inc , 1958.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Kunio Watanabe.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hasegawa Katsuo, Katsu Shintarō, Ichikawa Raizō, Tsuruta Kōji.
Summary, etc.:
Japan's timeless tale of honor and revenge, the Loyal 47 Ronin is the true story of group of samurai who became ronin (masterless samurai) after their Lord was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official, Kira Yoshinaka, who had insulted him. After patiently waiting and planning for over a year, they executed a daring assault on Lord Kira's estate, and exacted their revenge, in the full knowledge that they would themselves be forced to commit seppuku to atone for their crime.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Forty-seven Rōnin > Drama.
Revenge > Japan > Drama.
Bushido > Drama.
Japan > History > Tokugawa period, 1600-1868 > Drama.

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