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Five Men of Edo (1951)

Oedo go-nin otoko (original title)
During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei,whose sole aim ... See full summary »

Director:

Daisuke Itô
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Credited cast:
Tsumasaburô Bandô Tsumasaburô Bandô ... Chobei
Utaemon Ichikawa Utaemon Ichikawa
Isuzu Yamada ... Okane, Chobei's wife
Kôkichi Takada Kôkichi Takada
Masao Mishima
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kusuo Abe Kusuo Abe ... Yume no Ichirobei
Toshiko Ayukawa Toshiko Ayukawa ... Katsu
Minosuke Bandô
Kawarasaki Gonzaburo Kawarasaki Gonzaburo ... Mizuki Ayame
Kogiku Hanayagi Kogiku Hanayagi
Kodayû Ichikawa Kodayû Ichikawa ... Matsudaira Izu-no-kami
Jôji Kaieda Jôji Kaieda ... Naruse (Shogun's envoy)
Gonjurô Kawarazaki Gonjurô Kawarazaki
Kôji Mitsui
Mitsuo Nagata Mitsuo Nagata ... Dejiri Seibei
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During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei,whose sole aim was to save Edo from the hatamoto as their violent behavior threatened to pull apart the very fabric of society. Written by hambo77

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Action | Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

22 November 1951 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Five Men of Edo See more »

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Shochiku See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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