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Jazz Daimyo

Jazu daimyō

Directed by Kihachi Okamoto
Japan, 1986
Musical, Comedy, Drama


Four Black American slaves, freed in Civil War, make their way to California and set sail for Africa, only to land in feudal Japan. They are held prisoner of the emperor, who also has a passion for music. The prisoners get out their own instruments and bring Dixieland Jazz to Japan.

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Jazz Daimyo Directed by Kihachi Okamoto

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