JFF 2016 – HISTORICAL FILMS

Sanada Ten Braves / Sanada Juyushi

It is the Sengoku period – or the Warring State era – in Japan, and the Tokugawa Shogunate has won hegemony over the land, yet the Toyotomi clan in Osaka continue to resist Ieyasu Tokugawa’s forces ...
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The Magnificent Nine / Tono, Risoku de Gozaru

Things seem hopeless for the residents of a poor post-town in 18th century Japan who suffered in great poverty due to heavy taxes imposed by the feudal lord. That is until an ingenious idea is introduced that could turn their fortunes around—lend money to their financially strapped lord and redistribute the interest to the townspeople to escape poverty ...
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