Loyal 47 Ronin (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

Loyal 47 Ronin (1958)

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A timeless tale of honor and revenge, The Loyal 47 Ronin tells the true story of a loyal group of samurai who plot revenge for their fallen master, all the while knowing that they will die after accomplishing their goal. The tragic cycle is set into motion when a powerful Lord commits seppuku after assaulting the court official who insulted him. Left without a master to guide them, the Lord's former samurai become ronin (masterless samurai) and secretly begin planning an assault on the powerful court official's estate. Once the official has been slain, the loyal ronin prepare to atone for their crime by committing seppuku. Katsu Shintaro, Raizo Ichikawa, and Kazuo Hasegawa star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Cast

Kazuo Hasegawa
as Kuranosuke Oishi
Shintarô Katsu
as Genzo Akigaki
Raizô Ichikawa
as Takuminokami Asano
Koji Tsuruta
as Kin'emon Okano
Osamu Takizawa
as Kira Kozukenosuke
Takashi Shimura
as Jyubei Otake
Fujiko Yamamoto
as Yosen'in Asano's wife
Chikage Awashima
as Riku Oishi's wife
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Opulent but enervated.

April 23, 2009 | Rating: 2.5/5

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