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Samurai Rebellion

上意討ち 拝領妻始末

Directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Japan, 1967
Drama, History


The mother of a feudal lord’s only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.

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Samurai Rebellion Directed by Masaki Kobayashi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1967 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

BFI London Film Festival

1967 | Winner: Sutherland Trophy

Kinema Junpo Awards

1968 | 3 wins including: Best Film

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