Samurai Rebellion

Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lords mistress, who has recently displeased the ruler. Reluctantly, father and son take in the woman, and, to the familys surprise, the young couple fall in love. But the lord soon reverses his decision and demands the mistresss return. Against all expectations, Isaburo and his son refuse, risking the destruction of their entire family. Director Masaki Kobayashis Samurai Rebellion is the gripping story of a peaceful man who finally decides to take a stand against injustice.

Year: 1967
Genre: Drama, Thrillers & Suspense, Japanese Cinema
Country: Japan
Director: Masaki Kobayashi
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa
Duration: 121 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)



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