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The story of Ryoma Sakamoto, considered to be the architect behind the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate. He was considered an outlaw by his own clan, hunted by his government, and was ... See full summary »

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Daisuke Itô

Writers:

Daisuke Itô, Ryôtarô Shiba (story)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kinnosuke Nakamura Kinnosuke Nakamura ... Ryoma Sakamoto
Toshirô Mifune ... Shojiro Goto
Keiju Kobayashi Keiju Kobayashi ... Yoshinosuke Saigo
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Shintaro Nakaoka
Sayuri Yoshinaga Sayuri Yoshinaga ... Oryo
Katsuo Nakamura ... Chojiro Kondo
Noboru Nakaya Noboru Nakaya ... Hanheita Takeichi
Eitarô Matsuyama Eitarô Matsuyama ... Umanosuke Shinmiya
Shigeru Kôyama Shigeru Kôyama ... Kaishu Katsu (as Shigeru Kamiyama)
Shinsuke Mikimoto Shinsuke Mikimoto ... Kogoro Katsura
Akihiko Katayama Akihiko Katayama ... Toranosuke Nakahira
Terumi Niki Terumi Niki ... Mitsukazu Nakadaira
Isao Yamagata ... Hiroe Yamada
Ryûichi Nagashima Ryûichi Nagashima ... Tabun Iegami
Kentaro Ozato Kentaro Ozato ... Unosuke Urashima
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The story of Ryoma Sakamoto, considered to be the architect behind the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate. He was considered an outlaw by his own clan, hunted by his government, and was despised by supporters of the Shogun as well as the Loyalists for desiring the opening of Japan to the West in order to learn its technology, in the hopes of one day defeating the West with a modern army and navy.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 August 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ambitious See more »

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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