In 16th century feudal Japan, a thief is saved from execution to train as a double for one of the warlords, Shingen. Three warlords, Shingen, Nobunaga, and Ieyasu, battle for total power over Japan. When Shingen receives a mortal wound, the double must take his place to hold the Takeda clan together.
Criterion collection ; 267
Criterion collection ; 267 [DVD].
Impersonation -- Fiction.
Samurai -- Japan -- Fiction.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Hagiwara, Kenʻichi, 1950-2019, actor.
Ide, Masato, 1920-1989, screenwriter.
Ikebe, Shin'ichirō, composer (expression)
Kurosawa Purodakushon, production company.
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998, film producer, film director, screenwriter.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932- actor.
Nezu, Jinpachi, 1947-2016, actor.
Saitō, Takao, 1929-2014, director of photography.
Tanaka, Tomoyuki, 1910-1997, film producer.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., production company.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Ueda, Shōji, 1938- director of photography.
Yamazaki, Tsutomu, 1936- actor.