Toei's 10th anniversary film. While the story of the Ako Clan's vendetta (Chushingura) has
been told countless times, never before has there been a telling with a huge all-star cast
of this calibre that brings ne...展开w life to this timeless tale. When Lord Asano is unjustly
executed, his loyal retainers strike back for revenge.The tale of 47 Ronin, a true event that
has inspired countless film adaptions, captures the real courage and loyalty of the way of
the samurai. At a time in japanese history when those qualitys were more myth than
reality, these brave men avenged thier Lord showing tremendous patience and cunning to
achieve the ultimate justice.Though they would later be executed for this plan and it's end
results all of japan would remember these men as heroes.
This DVD is Digitally Remastered, 16:9 Anamorphic Widescreen, on 2 discs to preserve
the stunning razor sharp video quality and brilliant colors, an amazing print of a
Chushingura classic like you have never seen before. With a most unique pack of DVD
Extras; Original Trailers, Movie Photo Gallery, Chushingura Movies Poster Gallery, and
more, 70+ pages of info; "The 47 Ronin", "The Genroku Era", "Who is Who?" (now you can
match a face with actor/actress names you've seen before), 11 Actor Bios, and 30 minutes
of previews from other cool samurai and yakuza movies! A must have disc set!
This is NOT the Hawaii TV recording! Remastered from a new amazing print!
With removable English Subtitles and DVD Extras.
Directed by: MATSUDA Sadatsugu
Cast: KATAOKA Cheizo, NAKAMURA Kinnosuke, SATOMI Kotaro, OKAWA Hashizo,
ICHIKAWA Utaemon, KONOE Jushiro, SATOMI Kotaro, AZUMA Chiyonosuke, OTOMO
Ryutaro, OKOCHI Denjiro, TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke, OKA Satomi, OKAWA Keiko, KOGURE
Michiyo, CHIHARA Shinobu, YAMAGATA Isao etc.