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Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979)

Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength.

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Hiroki Matsukata ...
Minori Terada ...
Teruhiko Aoi ...
Guts Ishimatsu ...
Takashi Noguchi ...
Mochizuki Rokuro
Kensaku Morita ...
Shôhei Hino ...
Masataka Iwao ...
Fujita Okamoto ...
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Yôko Akino ...
Chiezô Kataoka ...
Tatsuo Umemiya ...
Sanada Nobuyuki
Midori Hagio ...
Sanada Aya
Eizô Kitamura ...
Anayama Kohei
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Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength.

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Death of the Shogun  »

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A good film about a real person
15 January 2001 | by (Sao Paulo , Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This is a film about a real person. Sanada Yukimura fought a war against Tokugawa Ieyeasu. In the beginning the film shows Yukimura fighting to defend the Osaka Castle. He used very unconventional methods, wich were not approved by the other defenders. When the Osaka campaign was lost, Sanada is shown dedicating all his efforts to assassinate the shogun Ieyeasu. There are several attempts one more interesting than the other. There is also magic ( Ninja employed by Sanada). There is a lot of first class action.The film is bound to interest all viewers that like "Samurai" films .I liked it very much


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