Gonza the Spearman

"Straight to ruin! Victims of the law that binds them."

The tragic story of Gonza, a handsome ladies man, set in the Tokagawa Period, a time in which appearances are very important. Gonza competes with Bannojo for the honor to perform the tea ceremony to celebrate the birth of an heir to the lord of their clan. To see the sacred tea scrolls Gonza promises to marry the daughter of the family which possesses them, even though he is unofficially engaged to another. When studying the scrolls with Osai, the mother of the house, Bannajo sneaks into the house and steals their obis and runs through the town proclaiming the two as adulterers.

NR
| 1986 | 2 hr 6 min | 7.2/10
Cast
Hiromi Gô, Shima Iwashita, Shôhei Hino, Misako Tanaka
Studio
Criterion Collection
Director
Masahiro Shinoda
Language
Japanese
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Also starring Hiromi Gô