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The Magnificent Nine (2016)

Tono, risoku de gozaru! (original title)
It is eighteenth century Japan and the residents of a poor town lead a typically meagre life. Then nine residents, which include Juzaburo, hatch a scheme to improve their lots by running a ... See full summary »

Director:

Yoshihiro Nakamura

Writers:

Michifumi Isoda (based on the novel by), Ken'ichi Suzuki (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûko Takeuchi ... Toki
Tsutomu Yamazaki
Satoshi Tsumabuki ... Jinnai Asanoya
Maika Yamamoto ... Natsu-chan
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Moku Kayaba
Yûdai Chiba Yûdai Chiba ... Chunai Chisaka
Yuzuru Hanyu ... Shigemura Date
Eita ... Tokuheiji Sugawaraya
Daiki Shigeoka Daiki Shigeoka ... Otoemon Kokudaya
Sadao Abe Sadao Abe ... Juzaburo Kokudaya
Masahiko Nishimura ... Junai Endo
Kitarô Kitarô ... Jubei Kokudaya
Yasufumi Terawaki Yasufumi Terawaki ... Ikuemon Endo
Mitsukô Kusabue Mitsukô Kusabue ... Kiyo (as Mitsuko Kusabue)
Ichirô Hashimoto Ichirô Hashimoto ... Shinshiro Hayasakaya
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Storyline

It is eighteenth century Japan and the residents of a poor town lead a typically meagre life. Then nine residents, which include Juzaburo, hatch a scheme to improve their lots by running a pawn and loan business with the proceeds being distributed among the townfolk. However, the plan is risky with such commerce and profiteering being frowned upon in a society with a caste system. Based on a novel by Isoda Michifumi, The Magnificient Nine features a cast of well-known Japanese cinema familiars. Written by aghaemi

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Comedy | History

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 May 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,826,255
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