Tatsuya Nakadai plays a samurai who is an eyewitness to a massacre in a small village by men of his own clan. Although he has not participated and has done his best to prevent this, he guiltily states that he has been manipulated to facilitate the massacre. He gives up and becomes a Ronin; As he wanders across the country, he learns of a plan by his former clan to repeat a similar massacre. Determined to stop her, and with the help of women and men who are faithful to him, he endures great moral and physical difficulties and struggles to end his past mistakes and save the lives of defenseless peasants.
First class Drama film produced in 1969 in Japan. First of all, I need to say that Goyokin is not like the other Drama movies made according to the usual scheme. In the comparison to the other new movies, Goyokin is a true gold. Of course I also remember about the top hollywood cast. The movie was made in Japan by a great director. By the way, when you watch full movie Goyokin, you can check other movies from this director, just click on the name of director.