Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki

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Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki
Chushingura English movie poster 1962.jpg
English language move poster, with Toshiro Mifune
Directed by Hiroshi Inagaki
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by Akira Ifukube
Distributed by Toho
Release dates
  • 3 November 1962 (1962-11-03) (Japan)[1]
Running time
207 minutes[1]
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki (忠臣蔵 花の巻 雪の巻, USA title: 47 Samurai; also known as Chushingura: 47 Samurai, Australia title: The 47 Ronin) is a 1962 color period drama Japanese film directed by Hiroshi Inagaki.


Following their lord being forced to commit ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor.


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  1. ^ a b (Japanese) accessed 18 January 2009

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