Osaka Jo Monogatari (1961)

Genres - Action, Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Samurai Film  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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Mohei (Toshiro Mifune) is the samurai warrior who battles against the Portuguese arsenal of guns and cannons. With these newly introduced weapons, two families battle for control of a valuable land parcel in 17th-century Japan. This feature was made in 1961 but obviously introduced in America to follow up the success of Hell In The Pacific which stars Mifune, one of Japan's most world-renown thespians.



conflict, destruction, family, family-feud, invasion, Japan, rival, Samurai, war, warrior, weapons