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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Another telling of the 47 Ronin. Well-done, with Ishibashi Renji as a protector for Kira. Modern, so the take on the long, long, long patient wait for the right time is less boring. Big fight at the end is great - not Henry and Sonny style - and doesn't get over with too fast. Costumes and set are perfect.