Original name: 壬生義士伝
Duration: 104 min.
Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support them.
atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, stylized, captivating
samurai, heroes, life is a bitch, tragic hero, human spirit, political unrest, hopes, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, changing lives, emperor, duel, japanese history, hara kiri, seppuku, jidai geki, greed, honor, rival, historical event, decapitation, sword fight, suicide, self sacrifice ...