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Crest of Betrayal

Chushingura Gaiden: Yotsuya Kaidan

Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Japan, 1994
Horror, Drama

Synopsis

Iuemon is left master less after his master, Lord Asano, attempts to kill the treacherous Lord Kira and out of desperation and due to the extreme poverty he now lives in, poisons his wife Oiwa and marries the daughter of one of Lord Kira’s men. This comes back, literally, to haunt him.

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Crest of Betrayal Directed by Kinji Fukasaku

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1995 | 8 wins including: Best Film

1995 | 6 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

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