Japanska povijesna drama redatelja Shigemichia Sugita. Radi se o ekranizaciji istoimenoga romana autora Shoichiro Ikemiya. Japanska premijera se održala još prošle godine, 18. prosinca 2010., a kada će film izaći u nekoj od zemalja engleskog govornog područja, još nije poznato.
It was supposed to be over. 47 ronin (masterless samurai) had shocked Japan by avenging their lord’s death in a daring raid and then committing ritual suicide.
Sixteen years have passed. Unbeknownst to the world, the most unlikely character is carrying out a secret mission. Senoo Magozaemon (Koji Yakusho) is the ronin who betrayed his comrades on the eve of their attack by simply disappearing. Disguised as an antiques dealer, he lives deep in a forest, protecting a secret.
So grave is his secret, Magozaemon even draws his sword against his old comrade, Terasaka Kichiemon (Koichi Sato), who stumbles upon him by chance. What secret would drive a man to dishonor himself and live a life of shame, and even attack his best friend? The answer lies within a sixteen-year-old girl, Kane, who also lives in the bamboo forest…