Kanadehon Chushingura (Kyudanme, Juichidanme)

Kanadehon Chushingura (Kyudanme, Juichidanme)
SHIKAN NAKAMURA, FUKUSUKE NAKAMURA VIII
45.99
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Product Description

Performed in 1978. Comes with both Japanese and English commentaries, subtitles and notes. Region Code : All, NTSC. Act IX (Yamashina Kankyo -The Retreat at Yamashina) and XI (Morono Yakata Uchiri (The Attack on Morono's Mansion). Act IX is set in mid Winter, Kakogawa Honzo's wife Tonase and daughter Konami arrive at Yuranosuke's home in Yamashina near Kyoto. Yuranosuke's wife forbids the marriage of Konami and Rikiya, so they decide to take their own lives. Honzo arrives dressed as a wandering priest. To make up for restraining Hangan from killing Morono he pulls Rikiya's spear into his own stomach and gives Yuranosuke and Rikiya a plan of Morono's mansion in Edo. The final act XI takes place at Morono's mansion on a snowy night. Various fights (tachimawari) take place before Morono is captured and finally killed.