Director Kihachi Okamoto
Music director Masaru Satoh
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
|Release date 1963|
Writer Kihachi Okamoto, Ken Sano, Shinichi Sekizawa
Cast Yuzo Kayama, Makoto Sato, Ichiro Nakatani, Jun Tazaki, Tadao Nakamaru
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Sengoku Yarō (戦国野郎, literally: "Sengoku Rascal") is a 1963 Japanese jidaigeki period black comedy adventure film directed by Kihachi Okamoto, co-written by Shinichi Sekizawa and starring Yūzō Kayama. Masaru Sato composed the music for the film. It is known in the English version as Warring Clans.
The film also starred Ichirō Nakatani, Makoto Satō, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Jun Tazaki, Yuriko Hoshi, Tadao Nakamaru, Tatsuyoshi Ehara, Kumi Mizuno, Hideyo Amamoto (as Eisei Amamoto), Yutaka Nakayama, Masanari Nihei (as Masanori Nihei), Yoshifumi Tajima, Kazuo Suzuki, Ren Yamamoto, Naoya Kusakawa and Ikio Sawamura.
A widescreen home version of the film was released on DVD in Japan in 2006.
Japanese cinema specialist David Desser called the film "eccentric".
ReferencesSengoku Yaro Wikipedia
Sengoku Yaro IMDb Sengoku Yaro themoviedb.org