The Sun In The Last Days Of The Shogunate / 幕末太陽傳

Genre : 時代劇 “Samurai” Historical

Story

It's 1862, 6 years before the Shogun turned his political power over to the Emperor. Penniless Saheiji splashes out at a famous Shinagawa whorehouse. He's forced to stay on at the whorehouse to repay his debt. At first Saheiji is regarded as an unwelcome guest who never leaves but it turns out he is not just a poor grifter. Saheiji soon endears himself to them all and solves many whorehouse disputes with his wit. But it is slowly revealed that the seemingly perfect Saheiji is suffering from tuberculosis and his future is uncertain...

Director

Yuzo Kawashima

Cast

Frankie Sakai, Yoko Minamida, Sachiko Hidari, Yujiro Ishihara, Izumi Ashikawa, Akira Kobayashi

Released Date in Japan

14/07/1957

©1957 Nikkatsu

Genre : 時代劇 “Samurai” Historical


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