A sadistic Daimyo (feudal lord) rapes a woman and murders both her and her husband, but even when one of his own vassals commits suicide to bring attention to the crime, the matter is ... See full summary »
The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
Last of a trilogy, and the more empathetic performance of the star Raizo lifts this one a little above the others. He's not quite so zombic here, and even manages a few human touches. As with the other two, the ending is inconclusive, leaving the way open for another sequel. As usual, the costumes and set decoration are the real stars.
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