Gonza the Spearman

Gonza the Spearman

Title: Gonza the Spearman

Release: 1986

Rating: 7

Language: Japanese

Country: Japan

Runtime: 126

Genre: Drama

Gonza the Spearman

Release 1986
Rating 7
Language Japanese
Country Japan
Runtime 126
Genre Drama



The tragic story of Gonza, a handsome ladies man, set in the Tokagawa Period, a time in which appearences are very important. Gonza competes with Bannojo for the honor to perform the tea ceremony to celebrate the birth of an heir to the lord of their clan. To see the sacred tea scrolls Gonza promises to marry the daughter of the family which possesses them, even though he is unofficially engaged to another. When studying the scrolls with Osai, the mother of the house, Bannajo sneaks into the house and steals their obis and runs through the town proclaiming the two as adulterers.

Director :

Masahiro Shinoda

Writer :

Monzaemon Chikamatsu (play), Taeko Tomioka

Actors :

... Gonza Sasano

... Iwaki

... Iwaki's wife

... Oyuki