Directed by : NAKAJIMA Sadao
"Steady as a mountain, attack like fire, still as a wood, swift as the wind. In heaven and earth I alone am to be revered." (TAKEDA Shingen 1521-1573)
During the 16th Century Japan was involved in the Sengoku Period, an era of Civil Wars and the powerful Warlords who fought them. One of the earliest and strongest of these men was the Great Lord TAKEDA Shingen.
A tremendous military genius, his battles are the stuff of legend. This two parts, four hours made for TV movie has it all, Great battle scenes, Fantastic sets and costumes, Intrigues, Love, Death and with tremendous performances by YAKUSHO Koji as Shingen and CHIBA Shinichi as his father, this is a story not to be missed! Co-starring screen-legends WAKAYAMA Tomisaburo and MATSUKATA Hiroki. One of the best historical Jidai-Geki dramas ever made, a must have!
1994 Color Fullscreen 4 hours 2 DVD set with the "Making of"
Japanese with English subtitles