Title: Gonza the Spearman
Sensity: No
Imdb Rate: 7.0
Imdb Votes: 313
Duration: 126 mins
Year: 1986 1986-01-01
Language: Japanese
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Director: Masahiro Shinoda
Writer: Monzaemon Chikamatsu (play), Taeko Tomioka
Actors: Hiromi Gô , Shima Iwashita , Shôhei Hino , Misako Tanaka ,
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations.

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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.


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