Lord Asano resists a bribery attempt by a member of the Shogun's court. His honesty, however, is useless against the corruption of the administration, and he is forced to commit harakiri. His samurai retinue are dispersed as masterless ronin. The leader of the samurai, Oichi, plots with a loyal band of ronin to seek revenge for their master's dishonor.
|Yoshizaburo Arashi||Utaemon Ichikawa|
|Daisuke Katô||Chojuro Kawarasaki|
|Kunitaro Kawarazaki||Seizaburô Kawazu|
|Mantoyo Mimasu||Mitsuko Miura|
|Kan'emon Nakamura||Mieko Takamine|
|16||25 Greatest Films of 1941|