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The Fall of Ako Castle

Akô-jô danzetsu

Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Japan, 1978
Action, Drama, Adventure

Synopsis

The story of “The Forty-Seven Ronin.” Based on historical events in 1701 – 1702, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan’s downfall and the revenge of its former samurai on the perpetrator of the catastrophe.

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The Fall of Ako Castle Directed by Kinji Fukasaku