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Overview

A timeless tale of honor and revenge, The Loyal 47 Ronin tells the true story of a loyal group of samurai who plot revenge for their fallen master, all the while knowing that they will die after accomplishing their goal. The tragic cycle is set into motion when a powerful Lord commits seppuku after assaulting the court official who insulted him. Left without a master to guide them, the Lord's former samurai become ronin (masterless samurai) and secretly begin planning an assault on the powerful court official's ...
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Overview

A timeless tale of honor and revenge, The Loyal 47 Ronin tells the true story of a loyal group of samurai who plot revenge for their fallen master, all the while knowing that they will die after accomplishing their goal. The tragic cycle is set into motion when a powerful Lord commits seppuku after assaulting the court official who insulted him. Left without a master to guide them, the Lord's former samurai become ronin (masterless samurai) and secretly begin planning an assault on the powerful court official's estate. Once the official has been slain, the loyal ronin prepare to atone for their crime by committing seppuku. Katsu Shintaro, Raizo Ichikawa, and Kazuo Hasegawa star.
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Special Features

Image gallery; Program notes; Theatrical trailer; Cast and crew bios
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/7/2009
  • UPC: 737187012150
  • Original Release: 1958
  • Rating:

  • Source: Animeigo
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 2:46:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 29,798

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kazuo Hasegawa Kuranosuke Oishi,
Shintaro Katsu Genzo Akigaki,
Raizo Ichikawa Takuminokami Asano,
Koji Tsuruta Kin'emon Okano,
Osamu Takizawa Kira Kozukenosuke
Takashi Shimura Jyubei Otake
Ayako Wakao Osuzu
Machiko Kyo Orui
Fujiko Yamamoto Yosen'in, Asano's wife
Chikage Awashima Riku, Oishi's wife
Technical Credits
Kunio Watanabe Director, Screenwriter
Masaharu Matsumura Screenwriter
Masaichi Nagata Producer
Ichiro Saito Score Composer
Toshio Tamikado Screenwriter
Takashi Watanabe Cinematographer
Fuji Yahiro Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Loyal 47 Ronin
1. Chapter 1 [8:27]
2. Chapter 2 [7:44]
3. Chapter 3 [8:20]
4. Chapter 4 [8:30]
5. Chapter 5 [8:25]
6. Chapter 6 [7:19]
7. Chapter 7 [9:16]
8. Chapter 8 [8:06]
9. Chapter 9 [7:04]
10. Chapter 10 [9:41]
11. Chapter 11 [9:13]
12. Chapter 12 [:00]
13. Chapter 13 [6:26]
14. Chapter 14 [7:51]
15. Chapter 15 [7:49]
16. Chapter 16 [7:30]
17. Chapter 17 [9:23]
18. Chapter 18 [5:50]
19. Chapter 19 [10:38]
20. Chapter 20 [8:37]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Loyal 47 Ronin
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         Shinsengumi
         Shinobi No Mono
         Kon Ichikawa's 47 Ronin
      Cast/Crew Bios
      Program Notes
      Image Gallery
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    The heart of the Samurai

    An outstanding motion picture. For those familiar with the Samurai ethic and Japanese culture it is right on point. For those not familiar, an education.

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