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Tenchu! (Hitokiri)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Action/Adventure, Drama
Release Date:February 1, 1970
Running time:140 minutes
Cast:Shintarô Katsu, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yukio Mishima, Yûjirô Ishihara, Mitsuko Baisho
Director:Hideo Gosha
Producer:Shichiro Murakami
Writer:Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryotaro Shiba
Distributor:Daiei International Films

Description: This Japanese historical drama set during the mid-19th century chronicles the attempts of a brave group to restore their beloved emperor to his throne. Unfortunately, an evil villain wants the seat and so hires a warrior to kill the rightful emperor. It works. The wicked new emperor rewards his loyal warrior by placing him in prison. There the distraught and dishonored fighter kills himself.~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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