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Hirô Matsuda (writer)
Sadao Nakajima (writer)
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Release Date:
14 January 1989 (Japan) See more »
Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu... See more » | Add synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order)
Ken Ogata ... Igo Gyobu
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Norihito Arai ... Koori Deneemon
Toshihiro Asari ... Sobue Iori

Shin'ichi Chiba ... Iba Shoemon (as Sonny Chiba)

Seizô Fukumoto
Jianqiang Hu ... Shishi Jingoemon
Miyuki Kanô ... Yajima no Tsubone
Masaki Kyômoto ... Tokugawa Iemitsu
Hiroki Matsukata ... Abe Shigetsugu
Takeshi Maya ... Hotta Masatoshi
Hiroyuki Nagato ... Tagaya Rokubee
Tadashi Naruse ... Domon Genzaburo (as Masataka Naruse)
Sayoko Ninomiya ... Oman no Kata
Yûji Oda ... Tobe Saheiji
Ippei Shigeyama ... Takechiyo

Tetsurô Tanba ... Hotta Masamori

Directed by
Yasuo Furuhata 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hirô Matsuda  writer
Sadao Nakajima  writer

Produced by
Shigeru Okada .... producer
Original Music by
Masaru Satô 
Film Editing by
Eifu Tamaki 
Art Direction by
Norimichi Igawa 
Shin'ichi Chiba .... stunt/combat coordinator (as Sonny Chiba)
Jianqiang Hu .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Kiyoshi Kitasaka .... camera operator
Other crew
Jianqiang Hu .... choreographer

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114 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Germany:16 (heavily cut) | South Korea:15


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One of the best samurai-movies I have seen, 5 February 2002
Author: Maxibon

This is a great movie, if you don't take it too seriously. The hero-characters are very different from each other, and their unique abilities makes them a great team. I love this movie - it's great fun to watch.

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