The Floating Castle

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In the year 1590, powerful daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi nears his plan to unify all of Japan, but he comes across a floating fortress known as Oshi Castle. Narita Nagachika, in charge of defending the castle, must use his army of 500 men to combat Toyotomi Hideyoshi's army of 20,000.

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  1. "The Floating Castle" was originally scheduled for release September 17, 2011, but postponed after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11th, 2011. The movie features character Hideyoshi Toyotomi who implements a war strategy by using an "attack with water method", which the filmmakers felt might be inappropriate at such a close date to the natural disaster.

Cast

The Floating Castle-Mansai Nomura.jpg The Floating Castle-Nana Eikura.jpg The Floating Castle-Hiroki Narimiya.jpg The Floating Castle-Tomomitsu Yamaguchi.jpg The Floating Castle-Koichi Sato.jpg
Mansai Nomura Nana Eikura Hiroki Narimiya Tomomitsu Yamaguchi Koichi Sato
Nagachika Narita Kaihime Sakamaki Izumi Tanba
The Floating Castle-Masachika Ichimura.jpg The Floating Castle-Takehiro Hira.jpg The Floating Castle-Takayuki Yamada.jpg The Floating Castle-Yusuke Kamiji.jpg The Floating Castle-Masahiko Nishimura.jpg
Masachika Ichimura Takehiro Hira Takayuki Yamada Yusuke Kamiji Masahiko Nishimura
Hideyoshi Toyotomi Masaie Natsuka Yoshitsugu Otani Mitsunari Ishida Ujinaga Narita
The Floating Castle-Sei Hiraizumi.jpg The Floating Castle-Isao Natsuyagi.jpg The Floating Castle-Takeo Nakahara.jpg The Floating Castle-Honami Suzuki.jpg The Floating Castle-Gin Maeda.jpg
Sei Hiraizumi Isao Natsuyagi Takeo Nakahara Honami Suzuki Gin Maeda
Yasusue Narita monk Hojo Ujimasa Tama Tahee
The Floating Castle-Akiyoshi Nakao.jpg The Floating Castle-Machiko Ono.jpg The Floating Castle-Mana Ashida.jpg
Akiyoshi Nakao Machiko Ono Mana Ashida
Kazou Chiyo Chidori

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Graham Hardy Please would someone tell me if I can get the bluray *region free or on region 2 that has UK (English subtiles) my japanese is rusty to say the least and I would like to see other Japanese films. So this was suggested to me as right up my street

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Jinni Mabalot Saw this film on a flight coming back from an Asian vacation. I was mesmerized! I laughed; I cried. There was not a single frame that I would change. The cinematography was awesome, particularly in close-ups of the battle scenes where the castle is being attacked with minimal blood and gore for this genre. Based somewhat on a true story, it gave a face to the names of actual historical figures from the era. The plot had a few twists and turns not usually found in your run-of-the-mill samurai films. In summation, a totally worthwhile and enjoyable flick!

ingesz OMG another MANSAI NOMURA movie .... along with Eikura Nana .... <3 <3

Liz looks like a good movie whens does it come out?

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