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Yagyû bugeichô (1957)

106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is divided among the three scrolls, all of which must ...See moreIn the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is divided among the three scrolls, all of which must be possessed for the secrets to be understood. When Princess Yuhime steals the scrolls, Tasaburo, a samurai with magical powers, and his brother Senshiro are sent to retrieve them. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Hiroshi Inagaki (screenplay) | Takeshi Kimura (screenplay) | Kôsuke Gomi (novel)
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Updated Apr 14, 1957

Release date
May 8, 1968 (United States)

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Toshirô Mifune
Tasaburo Tasaburo   See fewer
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Yoshiko Kuga
Yuhime Yuhime   See fewer
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Denjirô Ôkôchi
Lord Yagyu Lord Yagyu   See fewer
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Hanshirô Iwai
Iyemitsu Iyemitsu   See fewer
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Tôjûrô Sakata
Matajuro (as Senjaku Nakamura) Matajuro (as Senjaku Nakamura)   See fewer
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Eijirô Tôno
Fugetsusai Fugetsusai   See fewer
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Akihiko Hirata
Tomonori Tomonori   See fewer
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Akira Tani
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Ryû Kuze
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Takuzô Kumagai
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Ken Yamauchi
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Teruko Mita
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Yayoko Kitano
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Chiyo Izumi
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Michiko Kawa
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Yutaka Oka
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Kôji Tsuruta
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6.5 / 10 | 102 votes