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11 Ratings

47 Ronin

Shijûshichinin no shikaku

Directed by Kon Ichikawa
Japan, 1994


Set in the spring of 1704, Kuranosuke Oishi is the retainer of lord Naganori Asano. While in far-off Edo (pre-modern Tokyo), Asano drew his sword against Lord Kira.

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47 Ronin Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Awards & Festivals

Tokyo International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: Special Jury Prize

Kinema Junpo Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Best Music

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1995 | 4 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

1995 | 7 nominations including: Best Film

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