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Hideo Takamatsu in Shogun


1980 NR

Full of action and drama, this critically acclaimed TV miniseries follows the adventures of the English navigator Blackthorne (Richard Chamberlain), who survives a devastating shipwreck that lands him in the middle of a political power struggle in feudal Japan. Blackthorne observes as the aspiring Shogun, Lord Toranaga (Toshirô Mifune), and the Emperor war over the title in this Emmy-winning adaptation of James Clavell's best-selling novel.