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The Gambling Samurai (1960)

Kunisada Chûji (original title)
Chuji Kunisada returns to his home village to find that Jubei Matsui, the corrupt magistrate, has been responsible for virtually destroying Kunisada's family. A final tragedy leads Kunisada... See full summary »

Director:

Senkichi Taniguchi

Writer:

Kaneto Shindô
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Chûji Kunisada
Daisuke Katô ... Enzo Niko
Michiyo Aratama ... Toku, Funakichi's lover
Yôsuke Natsuki Yôsuke Natsuki ... Sentaro Itabashi
Yû Fujiki Yû Fujiki ... Gentetsu Shimizu
Susumu Fujita Susumu Fujita ... Magistrate Jubei Matsui
Eijirô Tôno ... Kansuke
Kanzaburô Nakamura Kanzaburô Nakamura ... Kantaro at six years old (as Kankurô Nakamura)
Kumi Mizuno ... Kiku, Chuji's sister
Kô Mishima Kô Mishima ... Yosaku
Yoshio Kosugi Yoshio Kosugi ... Tokisaburo
Senkichi Ômura Senkichi Ômura ... Yoshi, Tokisburo's servant
Tetsurô Tanba ... Fumizo Mitsuki
Minosuke Yamada Minosuke Yamada ... Uemon
Yusuke Minami Yusuke Minami ... Tokimatsu Yamamura
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Chuji Kunisada returns to his home village to find that Jubei Matsui, the corrupt magistrate, has been responsible for virtually destroying Kunisada's family. A final tragedy leads Kunisada to join with a band of rogues living in the forest in robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, always with an eye toward avenging himself on Magistrate Matsui. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 September 1960 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gambling Samurai See more »

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Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Perspecta Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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