AKO-JO DANZETSU 1978
FALL OF AKO CASTLE - Color - 158 minutes - This is the only story of the 47 Ronin with truly strong fighting! When the young Lord Asano of Ako Castle draws his sword on his elder, Lord Kira, he is ordered to dissolve his clan and commit seppuku. With the help of the now-masterless Ako Samurai, Asano's devoted Chamberlain Oishi (KINNOSUKE NAKAMURA) begins to plot an elaborate revenge, two years in the making. As the lines of loyalty and betrayal are drawn, the stage is set for an explosive battle with swordplay choreographed by Sonny Chiba.