Blu-ray Review: ‘Bakumatsu Taiyô-den’

★★★★☆ When Western cinephiles cast their eye down Kinema Junpō’s top 100 Japanese films of the 20th century, they may be surprised to find themselves unfamiliar with the film placed at number five. The hundred-or-so critics polled for the list selected Yûzô Kawashima’s 1957 comedy Bakumatsu Taiyô-den (The Sun Legend Continue Reading