On a spring day in 1860, throngs of men gather at the gates of Japan's Edo Castle in hopes of assassinating Shogunate elder Ii. Upset with the way his life is going, ronin Niiro Tsuruchiyo (Toshiro Mifune) becomes involved in the coup, ultimately seeking a spot in a great samurai house. With no family to speak of and a broken heart, Niiro has nothing to lose -- and will stop at nothing to become a full-fledged samurai. Will he succeed?
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- Kihachi Okamoto
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it