Bushido, Samurai Saga

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Bushido, Samurai Saga
Bushido, Samurai Saga FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Tadashi Imai
Produced by Hiroshi Okawa
Written by Norio Nanjo
Naoyuki Suzuki
Yoshikata Yoda
Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura
Cinematography Makoto Tsuboi
Release date
  • 28 April 1963 (1963-04-28)
Running time
122 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Bushido, Samurai Saga (武士道残酷物語, Bushidō zankoku monogatari) is a 1963 Japanese action film directed by Tadashi Imai. It was entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Golden Bear.[1]


The story covers seven generations of a family, from the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate at the start of the 17th century to the early 1960s, and the extremes various members went to out of complete devotion and unswerving loyalty to lord, country or company.



  1. ^ "Berlinale: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 

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