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A Samurai Chronicle (2014)

Higurashi no ki (original title)
A content samurai is given ten years to comprehensively chronicle his clan before he commits harakiri, or ritual disembowelment, for being caught in a tryst with one of the concubines of ... See full summary »

Director:

Takashi Koizumi

Writers:

Rin Hamuro (based on the novel by), Motomu Furuta (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kôji Yakusho ... Toda
Jun'ichi Okada Jun'ichi Okada ... Shozaburo
Maki Horikita ... Kaoru
Mieko Harada ... Orie
Haruto Yoshida Haruto Yoshida ... Ikutaro
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Munetaka Aoki Munetaka Aoki
Hisashi Igawa
Kazuyoshi Kushida Kazuyoshi Kushida
Shirô Mifune Shirô Mifune
Shinobu Terajima
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Storyline

A content samurai is given ten years to comprehensively chronicle his clan before he commits harakiri, or ritual disembowelment, for being caught in a tryst with one of the concubines of the lord of the fief. However, not all is as it seems. Nonetheless, fearing dishonoured if the tasked samurai has second thoughts about his sentence chief retainer to the lord assigns a younger samurai to live with and oversee the older swordsman. Written by aghaemi

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 October 2014 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Samurai Chronicle See more »

Filming Locations:

Iwate, Japan See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,804,424
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