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The Samurai I Loved

蝉しぐれ | Semishigure

Directed by Mitsuo Kurotsuchi
Japan, 2005
Drama, Romance


Bunshiro is a disgraced samurai who lives with the wrongful shame that surrounds his father’s forced ritual suicide. His suffering is only intensified when he and his mother are evicted from their home and reduced to living in squalor.

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The Samurai I Loved Directed by Mitsuo Kurotsuchi

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

2006 | Winner: Best New Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2006 | 11 nominations including: Best Film

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