Historical films

47 Ronin: fight? Yes. Stay awake | Period and historical films

47 Ronin (2013)Director: Carl RinschEntertainment level: EHistory Note: D– In 1701, the Japanese daimyo Asano Naganori attacked Kira Yoshinaka, a court official, at Edo Castle (now the site of the Tokyo Imperial Palace). Asano was ordered to commit ritual suicide. His samurai has become ronin (without a master), a state of disgrace. Knowing that Asano […]