Chushingura (1963)

This sweeping historical epic has sometimes been labelled the Gone with the Wind of Japan; at any rate, it's almost the same length as Gone (the film was originally released in two parts). Chusha Ichikawa plays a powerful and ruthless… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 3, 1963
DVD Release Date: November 3, 1998
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Keiko Aya
Sometimes labled as The Gone with the Wind of here but it's still a solid Samurai flick. I liked this one despite some of the mixed review...Slow yeah most… More
Walter M.
[color=slategray]"Chushingura" is an epic version of the oft told tale of a Lord's former samurai avenging their former master's death. In… More
Luke Baldock
Chushingura is just one of the many adaptations of quite possibly, Japan's most famous story. It's a complex and involving tale in terms of plot,… More
danny d
this film is 3 and a half hours. it basically breaks into 2 halves, before the intermission is story and character development, after the intermission is the… More