Original name: 上意討ち 拝領妻始末
Duration: 128 min.
The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
talky, realistic, tense, emotional, stylized, captivating, serious, melancholic, reflective, atmospheric ...
samurai, rebellion, tragedy, sword fight, family drama, parents and children, mentor, sacrifice, culture clash, relationships, storytelling, injustice, violent, character study, society, life & death, visceral, runaway, beautiful scenery, family relations, crime gone awry, family, fight scenes, violence, secrets ...
japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan