Itosato (2018)

Based on actual events and by far, one of the most infamous Japanese assassination mysteries of all time, this movie portrays a unique view of the bloody yet beautiful world of war and love... See full summary »

Director:

Mikiya Kashima

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mariko Akiya Mariko Akiya ... Wachigai-ya Tatsu
Takaaki Enoki Takaaki Enoki ... Lord Aizu (Katamori Matsudaira)
Ryôko Fujino Ryôko Fujino ... Itosato
Akira Ishihama Akira Ishihama ... Retired Gentleman
Yasushi Kimura Yasushi Kimura ... Tosa Tanaka
Kentarô Kudô Kentarô Kudô ... Wachigai-ya Youemon
Rena Matsui Rena Matsui ... Kichie (Yuki)
Junpei Mizobata Junpei Mizobata ... Toshizo Hijikata
Seiko Niizuma Seiko Niizuma ... Otowa-dayou
Akio Saionji Akio Saionji ... Sumi-ya Tokuemon
Ryûta Satô ... Goro Hirayama
Kazuto Seike Kazuto Seike ... Soji Okita
Tomoko Tabata Tomoko Tabata ... Oume
En-oh Tachibana En-oh Tachibana ... Isami Kondo
Yu Tokui Yu Tokui ... Jusuke Hirama (as Yuu Tokui)
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Based on actual events and by far, one of the most infamous Japanese assassination mysteries of all time, this movie portrays a unique view of the bloody yet beautiful world of war and love in 1863. The story is set 155 years ago, during the battles that ended the Shogun era and through the eyes of young Itosato, we gather an interesting glimpse into a world surrounded by the most arcane women, who for the times they were destined to live, were very similar to the women of today; displaying leadership and strength within the bounds of a society at large. Itosato is a "TENJIN,' who is a courtesan in training just beneath the rank of TAYOU, which carries an Aristocratic title of Supreme Entertainer in the old capital city of Kyoto. There are two more women who play a key role in this story and all three women are in love with men who are commanders within the infamous special police task force, Shinsen-Gumi. A task force that was organized to protect Shogun government under the command ...

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

輪違屋糸里 京女たちの幕末 See more »

Filming Locations:

Kyoto, Japan

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Color:

Color
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