Bushido

Overview

The winner of the Golden Bear Award at the 1963 Berlin Film Festival, director Tadashi Imai's stark samurai drama tells the story of a 20th Century Japanese professional who ponders the prospect of abandoning the tradition that has been in his family for the past 350 years. The Iikura family has lived by the Bushido code for seven generations. Now, it's up to Susumu to determine if the tradition will continue. Recalling the exploits of his forefathers throughout the centuries, Susumu prepares to make the decision...
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Overview

The winner of the Golden Bear Award at the 1963 Berlin Film Festival, director Tadashi Imai's stark samurai drama tells the story of a 20th Century Japanese professional who ponders the prospect of abandoning the tradition that has been in his family for the past 350 years. The Iikura family has lived by the Bushido code for seven generations. Now, it's up to Susumu to determine if the tradition will continue. Recalling the exploits of his forefathers throughout the centuries, Susumu prepares to make the decision that could forever alter the history of his bloodline.
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Special Features

Trailers; Program Notes; Bios; Image Gallery; Exclusive Essay on the Bushido Code from Randy Schadel (Film Historian and Contributor to Samurai-archives.com)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/9/2010
  • UPC: 737187014192
  • Original Release: 1963
  • Source: Animeigo
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Subtitled / B&W
  • Time: 23:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 41,034

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kinnosuke Nakamura
Yoshiko Mita
Masayuki Mori
Kyoko Kishida
Ineko Arima
Shinijiro Ebara
Eijiro Tono
Technical Credits
Tadashi Imai Director
Toshiro Mayuzumi Score Composer
Norio Nanjo Original Story
Naoyuki Suzuki Screenwriter
Yoshikata Yoda Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai
1. Iwata Hospital [3:03]
2. Credits [1:21]
3. Keicho Period [9:26]
4. Sajiemon [9:58]
5. Genroku Period [11:01]
6. Ukiyo-e [14:03]
7. Tenmei Period [16:18]
8. Maki [4:07]
9. Meiji Period [17:30]
10. WWII [16:16]
11. Modern Day [3:32]
12. Kyoko [6:59]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai
   Play Film
   Chapters
   Subtitles
      Yellow Subtitles
         Full Subtitles
         Dialogue Only
      White Subtitles
         Full Subtitles
         Dialogue Only
      Captions Only
      Subtitles: None
   Trailers
      Bushido: Trailer 1
      Bushido: Trailer 2
      Shogun Assassin
      Samurai Assassin
      Kon Ichikawa's 47 Ronin
      Shinsengumi
   Notes
      An Essay on the Bushido Code from Randy Schadel, Film Aficionado and Contributor to Samurai-Archives.com
      Program Notes
      Bushido: A Traditional Look
      Berlin International Film Festival (1963)
      Biographies:
         Nakamura Kinnosuke
         Mita Yoshiko
         Imai Tadashi
   Images
   Credits
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