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Sekigahara

(関ヶ原)

 
Synopsis:

Topping the Japanese box office for 2 consecutive weeks, Sekigahararecounts the events of the battle of Sekigahara which took place at the end of the Sengoku period and determined a ruler for the new era. Based on the novel by Ryotaro Shiba, this long-awaited film adaptation of the epic battle features 2 award-winning Japanese actors Junichi Okada (The Eternal Zero) and Koji Yakusho (13 Assassins) as leaders of 2 opposing armies who fight for the destiny of Japan and the woman they love.

The Battle of Sekigahara takes placein 1600,between the Western Army led by Mitsunari Ishida (Junichi Okada) and the Eastern Army led Ieyasu Tokugawa (Koji Yakusho). Ieyasu Tokugawa attempts to keep a hold of the nation within his greedy grasp, while Mitsunari Ishida goes to war out of loyalty for the Toyotomi clan.

Even though the Western Army is believed to outnumber the Eastern Army, Ieyasu sends ninja Hatsume (Kasumi Arimura) to spy on Mitsunari, who eventually falls in love with him. Love, honor, justice and ambition lead inevitably to the big battle, which will shape the course of history of Japan.

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Junichi Okada, Koji Yakusho, Kasumi Arimura

Director: Masato Harada
Duration (min) :

150min (tbc), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre:

Action, War

Language:

Japanese

Subtitles:

English/ Chinese & English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Japan

Japan

2017