Empires: Japan: Memoirs Of A Secret Empire (2004)
The Japanese renaissance from the 16th to 19th century is the focus of this three-part documentary. In "The Way of the Samurai," Tokugawa Ieyasu helped to unify the country and establish a dynasty. "The Will of the Shogun" details how Tokugawa Iemitsu, Ieyasu's grandson, took control of the Samurai warriors and expelled foreigners. And learn how an isolated country flourished in the 18th century in "The Return of the Barbarians." Richard Chamberlain narrates. 180 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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