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- Movie: Samurai's Promise (English title)
- Romaji: Chiri Tsubaki
- Japanese: 散り椿
- Director: Daisaku Kimura
- Writer: Rin Hamuro (novel), Takashi Koizumi
- Producer: Taichi Ueda, Yoshihiro Sato, Shinnosuke Usui
- Cinematographer: Daisaku Kimura
- Release Date: September 28, 2018
- Runtime: 112 min.
- Genre: Period
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Shinbei Uryu (Junichi Okada) appeals his boss’s corruption and his appeal is denied. He is kicked out from the han. Shortly afterwards, his wife Shino (Kumiko Aso) collapses from a disease and dies. Right before her death, she tells Shinbei Uryu, "I hope you go back to the han and help Uneme Sakakibara (Hidetoshi Nishijima).”
Shinbei Uryu and Uneme Sakakibara were friends, but they became rivals to gain Shino's affection. Uneme Sakakibara is also related to Shinbei Uryu's exile.
- Based on the novel "Chiri Tsubaki" by Rin Hamuro (published March 3, 2012 by Kadokawa Shoten).
- Movie is the third film directed by Daisaku Kimura and his first period film.
- Filming begins May 15, 2017 and finishes early July, 2017.
- Movie won the "Special Grand Jury Prize" at the 42nd Montreal World Film Festival.
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