Trailer: ‘Tatara Samurai’

By   |  May 16, 2017

‘Tatara Samurai’ (たたら侍) is a Japanese historical drama written and directed by Yoshinari Nishikori (‘Konshin’).

Set against the backdrop of a village renowned for traditional Tatara iron-making, the movie depicts a boy’s journey to becoming a samurai during Japan’s warring states period. The cast includes Sho Aoyagi, Akira, Naoki Kobayashi, Tomoko Tabata, and Anna Ishii.

Synopsis: Set in the 1500’s, Gosuke, a steel apprentice in the Japanese village of Tatara, longs to become a samurai. He is accepted by the regional lord master, but soon learns he doesn’t have the internal spirit for a samurai and decides to return to his beloved village, famous for its steel production.

‘Tatara Samurai’ opens across Japan on May 20, 2017.

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