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The Loyal 47 Ronin
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Richardchristopher

Loyalty as a moral philosophy has a history that spans thousands of years and dozens of cultures. It is a rare character trait in the 21st century and usually has a sense of spirituality that defeats self-realization and must omit any petty rationale for revenge or a pursuit of personal ...Read more

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Devin

For me it doesn't earn its length, but lots of quality to be found within. Worth watching if you've exhausted all the big classics from that era of Japanese film.

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Zachary

This is a great version of the classic tale. However, be aware that it is heavy on the court intrigue and human drama (to the point of melodrama). I get the feeling that it borrowed quite heavily from the kabuki tradition. Don't let the dialogue fool you, though. These characters are still ...Read more