Tales of the Taira Clan

Title: Taira clan saga; Legend of the Taira clan (Shin heike monogatari)
Country: Japan
Year: 1955
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast: Narutoshi Hayashi, Raizô Ichikawa, Tatsuya Ishiguro
Duration: 108 min.
Language: Japanese
Plot: Special Forces commander Captain Tadamori returns to Kyoto after successfully defeating the uprising of pirates in the western sea of Japan. But because the high courtiers dislike career soldiers gaining power and influence, they ignore the will of ex-Emperor Toba and refuse to reward the captain.


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