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.

  • Original title: 忠臣蔵 花の巻・雪の巻
  • Release date: Nov. 3, 1962
  • Status: Released
  • Genres: History, Drama, Action
  • Runtime: 3h 27min
  • Producers: Toho Company, Ltd.

Cast

Toshirō Mifune Photo
Toshirō Mifune

Genba Tawaraboshi

Takashi Shimura Photo
Takashi Shimura

Hyobu Chishaka

Tatsuya Mihashi Photo
Tatsuya Mihashi

Yasubei Horibe

Hakuô Matsumoto Photo
Hakuô Matsumoto

Chamberlain Kuranosuke Oishi

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