47 Ronin Movie Review and historical account

Posted by David D'Angelo | 1/12/2014 07:19:00 PM | , , | 1 comments »

When someone says, "47 Ronin," it could immediately turn to refer to the new movie starring Keanu Reeves where he is portraying as an estranged Samurai or half-breed with some sort of power and avenging the death of their Lord together with Oishi.  However, the truth is that 47 Ronin refers to forty-seven rougue samurais who avenged the death of Lord Asano during the 14th day of the 12th month of the 15th year of Genroku.  

The trailer and everything which was circulated online and shown in movie houses shows an epic story of grandeur.  It shows a witch which seems to have served as the main tool for the fall of the Asano clan.  Let us examine however in this movie review the movie against the historical facts of the 47 Ronin.

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