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Five Men of Edo

Oedo go-nin otoko

Directed by Daisuke Itô
Japan, 1951


During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei, whose aim was to save Edo from the hatamoto as their violent behavior threatened to pull apart the very fabric of society.

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Five Men of Edo Directed by Daisuke Itô