The Assassination of Ryoma


竜馬暗殺   [ 1974 ][ 5 ]
Director: Kuroki Kazuo 黒木和雄


Plot:Story of the last three days in the life of Sakamoto Ryoma (1836-1867), imperial loyalist who tried to unite the Choshu and Satsuma clans and prepared the way for the Meiji Restoration (1868). A samurai film in an ironic almost burlesque style, but not without affection for its hero.

Ryōma Ansatsu (竜馬暗殺) is a 1974 historical film starring Yoshio Harada, Yūsaku Matsuda, Renji Ishibashi, and Kaori Momoi, and directed by Kazuo Kuroki. It is based on the true story of the assassination of Sakamoto Ryōma. Read More

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