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After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he recounts his gruesome family history, which sees generations of his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords.

  1. Tadashi Imai


  2. Norio Nanjo


  3. Naoyuki Suzuki


  4. Yoshikata Yoda


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  1. Kinnosuke Nakamura

    Kinnosuke Nakamura

    Jirozaemon / Iikura / Sajiemon / Kyutaro / Shuzo / Shingo / Osamu / Susumu

  2. Eijirō Tōno

    Eijirō Tōno

    Shibiku-Shosuke Hori

  3. Kyôko Kishida

    Kyôko Kishida

    Lady Hagi

  4. Masayuki Mori

    Masayuki Mori

    Lord Tambanokami Munemasa Hori

  5. Shinjirô Ehara

    Shinjirô Ehara

    Shibiku-Shosuke Yasutaka Hori

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Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai
Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai



Original Title 武士道残酷物語

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 28, 1963


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget -

Revenue -



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