The Man Who Challenged 8,000,000-Koku (1961)

09/13/1961 (JP) Drama 1h 35m
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A story of an orphan boy who wanted the love of parents so badly, another orphan sincerely pitied him to the point he gives his secret birthright as an illegitimate son to a Shogun as a "gift of hope" to the sad boy. As the orphan boy grew up, his loving heart became bitter and he saw the opportunity to take advantage of this birthright with the help of a man who wanted to use this orphan's desire to be loved, for seizing power in the shogunate by using the imposter. Many obstacles to hurdle along the way of deception, however, will they succeed or will he be exposed?

  1. Nobuo Nakagawa

    Director

  2. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Utaemon Ichikawa

    Utaemon Ichikawa

    Yamanouchi Iganosuke

  2. Sō Yamamura

    Sō Yamamura

    Councilor Matsudaira Izu

  3. Hiroko Sakuramachi

    Hiroko Sakuramachi

    Nui

  4. Chōichirō Kawarasaki

    Gyutaku

  5. Michitarō Mizushima

    Michitarō Mizushima

    Akagawa Daizen

  6. Noboru Nakaya

    Noboru Nakaya

    Fujii Sakyo

  7. Eijirō Yanagi

    Eijirō Yanagi

    Abbot Tenchu

  8. Katsuo Nakamura

    Katsuo Nakamura

    Ten'ichi-bo

  9. Chôjûrô Kawarasaki

    Chôjûrô Kawarasaki

    Magistrate O'oka Echizen

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Original Title 八百万石に挑む男

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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