The Great Duel

Genre: 
Drama · 

Release Date: June 3, 1964

Original name: 大殺陣

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 58m

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Network & Production Companies
Toei Company, Ltd.

Plot.

A cynical samurai is left as the sole survivor to fulfil a plot to assassinate the puppet of a villain intent on usurping the shogunate in the 17th century. A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan by making his puppet, the Shogun's brother Tsunashige, the next Shogun. The best strategist in Japan, Yamaga, leads a plot to stop the Elder, but his cabal is betrayed and most of the conspirators are captured and tortured.

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