Japanese w/ English subtitles
Format: DVD9, Region 1 (NA)
Run Time: 109 min.
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1, COLOR
Extras: Image Gallery, Cast & Crew Bios, Restoration Gallery, Theatrical Trailer
Director: Kazuo MORI
Author(s): Daisuke ITO, Kazuo GOMI
Starring: Raizo ICHIKAWA, Shintaro KATSU
Warning: Contains Violence.
© 1959 Kadokawa Pictures, Inc.
An untold story of the 47 Ronin
TANGÉ Tenzen and NAKAYAMA Yasubei are honorable samurai living in an era of corrupt officials and treacherous clans. But after finding themselves in opposing clans and ensnared in a love triangle, only bloodshed can ensue! An epic tale of slashing swords, cutting betrayal, and bloody revenge, Samurai Vendetta is justly hailed as one of the best samurai films ever made!
Stars legendary actors Shintaro KATSU and Raizo ICHIKAWA.
Classic love story appeals to fans of both sexes.
"...It's terrific seeing Shintaro Katsu paired off with Raizo ICHIKAWA in this epic swordplay variation on the story of the 47 Ronin." -- Dr. Stan Glick, Asian Cult Cinema magazine