Love and Honor

A man has an honor that must be kept until the end.

Synopsis:

Shinnojo Mimura (Takuya Kimura) as a lower-ranked samurai who is employed by his clan as a poison taster to the lord of the clan has lived thrifty but happy life with his beautiful wife Kayo (Rei Dan) and their old servant Tokuhei (Takashi Sasano). However, a dark end comes to his peaceful life on the day that, as a poison taster to the lord of the clan, he goes blind as a result of an improperly prepared dish. He loses his position in the castle.

Director:

Yôji Yamada

Starring:

Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô

Language:

Japanese (with English subtitles)

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