Bushido: The Cruel Code Of The Samurai (1963)
Seven generations of a Japanese family--from feudal samurai to 20th-century working-class man--linked by adherence to the rigid code of honor and obedience known as the Bushido are traced in this compelling and often violent drama. Kinnosuke Nakamura stars in a septuple role as the modern "salaryman" and his ancestors; directed by Tadashi Imai. AKA: "Bushido Zankoku Monogatari," "Cruel Story of the Samurai's Way." 123 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English; featurette; biographies; photo gallery; theatrical trailer. In Japanese with English subtitles.