The Day the Sun Rose (1969)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Samurai Film  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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This Japanese action movie is set in Kyoto during the 16th-century. At that time the town was in turmoil over a hefty food tax. The farmers and the wealthy townfolk were battling it out. To assist them, the townspeople hired samurai. That does not stop the determined farmers from defeating them all. One man is able to bring the factions together. A festival celebrating their new solidarity ensues.

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conflict, conquest, farming, festival, food, group, help, Japan, peace, peacemaker, peasant, politician, Samurai, solidarity, taxes, town, townspeople, wealth