SAMURAI SHIFTERS

IKKOSHI DAIMYO!

JAPAN CINEMA CONTINUOUS 

DIRECTED BY ISSHIN INUDO

120 minutes| Fiction | screening tech | Colour | o.v. Japanese | sub. English

SCHEDULE

21 NOV | THU |  19:10 | Studio 4

SYNOPSIS

In the Edo period, it cost an absolute fortune for a lord to transfer from one fief to another, and if the shogunate reduced their stipend as well, numerous samurai had to be released from service and rendered masterless, making it a cruel fate for all involved.

The strain of these repeated relocations takes its toll on Matsudaira, and after he passes away, his mantle is inherited by the ineffectual, paralyzingly shy, and generally wet-behind-the-ears Shunnosuke Katagiri. To make matters worse, he has picked up a few derisive nicknames of his own, such as “snail” and “shut-in samurai.”

Shunnosuke is forced to take on a task that no one else wants, and makes a desperate attempt to survive his seemingly hopeless predicament with no manpower, no money, and no experience…

Di zaman Edo, adalah hal yang begitu sulit bagi seorang tuan tanah untuk bisa berpindah dari lahan satu ke yang lainnya, dan jika sang shogun juga mengurangi upah mereka, banyak samurai yang harus dilepas jabatannya dan kehilangan tuannya, sebuah takdir yang kejam bagi orang-orang yang terlibat.

Kumpulan dari relokasi yang terus berulang ini membahayakan Matsudaira, dan setelah ia meninggal, tugasnya diturunkan kepada Shunnosuke Katagiri yang tak berguna, luar biasa pemalu, dan naif. Seakan tidak cukup buruk, ia telah menerima banyak nama panggilan yang mengolok-olok dirinya, seperti “siput” dan “samurai bisu”.

Shunnosuke terpaksa harus mengerjakan sebuah tugas yang tak diinginkan orang lain, dan berusaha dengan putus asa untuk memperjuangkan keadaannya yang sulit tanpa kekuasaan, tanpa uang, dan tanpa pengalaman…

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DIRECTOR’S FILMOGRAPHY

ISSHIN INUDO

 

Japan, 2019

Director’s Filmography

Isshin Inudo

(Japan, 1960)

 

2019

Way to Find the Best Life (feature)

 

2018

The Cat in Their Arms (feature)

 

2014

Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic (feature)

 

2011

The Floating Castle (feature)

 

2009

Zero Focus (feature)

 

2008

Goo Goo, The Cat (feature)

 

2007

Bizan (feature)

Yellow Tears (feature)

 

Production Company

Shochiku Films

 

Contact:

Japan Foundation Jakarta: pkj@jpf.or.id