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Sakuradamon-gai no hen (2010)

The Sakurada Gate Incident recounts the story of Mito Domain Samurai coming off house arrest named Seki Tetsunosuke (played by Osawa Takao). He along with other prominent Mito Clansmen are ... See full summary »

Director:

Jun'ya Satô

Writers:

Akira Yoshimura (novel), Itaru Era (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Takao Ohsawa Takao Ohsawa ... Tetsunosuke seki
Kyoko Hasegawa Kyoko Hasegawa ... Fusa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Minosuke Bandô Minosuke Bandô ... Jizaemon Arimura
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto ... Magojiro Kaneko
Takaaki Enoki Takaaki Enoki ... Kouunsai Takeda
Hirotarô Honda Hirotarô Honda ... Genjiemon Sakuraoka
Masatô Ibu Masatô Ibu ... Naosuke II
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi ... Shungaku Matsudaira
Seishirô Katô Seishirô Katô ... Seiichiro seki
Yukiya Kitamura Yukiya Kitamura ... Ryusuke Ando
Kin'ya Kitaôji Kin'ya Kitaôji ... Nariaki Tokugawa
Yuri Nakamura Yuri Nakamura ... Ino
Katsuhisa Namase Katsuhisa Namase ... Taiichiro Takahashi
Arisa Nishida Arisa Nishida
Masahiko Nishimura ... Tsunenosuke Nomura
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The Sakurada Gate Incident recounts the story of Mito Domain Samurai coming off house arrest named Seki Tetsunosuke (played by Osawa Takao). He along with other prominent Mito Clansmen are tasked to assassinate the Tairo (Great Elder) Ii Naosuke (played by Ibu Masato) who in the Shogun Iesada's absence has signed treaties without Imperial Consent with the Americans in the Treaty of Amity & Commerce in order to head off Japan's most imminent threat to Japan that has sent the county into crisis. By entering into the unequal agreement with the Americans Ii Naosuke committed the crime of violating the Mikado's law (Emperor Komei). In response to such outrage the Mito Domain informed the Imperial Court and sought sanction. An Imperial Writ from the Mikado was given directly by the court to the Mito breaking the protocol which angered the Bakufu (Shogunal Government) in Edo. This resulted in the Ansei Purge - Ii Naosuke's reign of terror that resulted in over 100 arrests and eight ... Written by Louis E. Rosas

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 October 2010 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Sakurada Gate Incident See more »

Filming Locations:

Mito, Ibaraki, Japan

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toei Company,Unique Brains See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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At the start and the end of the movie the camera pans from modern-day Sakuradamon gate to the Diet. See more »

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