A modern masterpiece set against the magnificent background of feudal Japan. SHOGUN stars the charismatic Richard Chamberlain and Toshiro Mifune. This is a special two-hour feature length version of the landmark television mini series. Chamberlain plays Blackthorne, a ship-wrecked English navigator who becomes a samurai (knight). Mifune is Toranaga, the powerful warlord driven to become a Shogun -surpreme military dictator. Yoko Shimada plays Mariko.
Blackthorne's interpreter and ill fated lover. Based on the best-selling James Clavell novel.
Director: Jerry London
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Shimada, Frankie Sakai, Yuri Meguro, John Rhys-Davies, Michael Hordern, Alan Badel, Damien Thomas, Leon Lissek, Nobuo Kaneko, Vladek Sheybal
First UK retail relaese from 1987. This VHS video is not a Pre-Cert.
Small Box - Retail Tape
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