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Shiro Amakusa, the Christian Rebel (1962)
"Amakusa shiro tokisada" (original title)

 -  Drama | History | War  -  21 March 1962 (Japan)
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In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.

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Credited cast:
Hashizô Ohkawa ...
Ryûtarô Ôtomo ...
Shinbei Oka
Satomi Oka ...
Sakura, Shinbei's wife
Rentarô Mikuni ...
Uemonsaku
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Minoru Chiaki ...
Tanaka
Tokubei Hanazawa ...
Yomiemon
Mikijirô Hira ...
Katsuie Matsukura
Yoshi Katô ...
Yamazenuemon's father
Chôichirô Kawarasaki ...
Tamezo
Sue Mitobe ...
Maki
Kikue Môri ...
Takamaru Sasaki ...
Jinbei
Kei Satô ...
Taga Mondo
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In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.

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Early Oshima
31 October 2010 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Nagisha Oshima directed this atypical 1962 film covering Christian persecution in Japan - and the response of the tragic hero, Shiro Amakusa. From the standpoint of filmmaking, the shots are mostly static (some several minutes, minimal camera movement), with simple black and white photography. The film shows particular care for the beleaguered Christians, who are forced into poverty (and worse) for their religion.

Obviously, the subject matter doesn't place for humor; the narrative dark and reflective, showing little hope for the characters. Oshima has always excelled at provocative filmmaking, provoking more thought than filmmaking fireworks.


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