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Red Peony: Request for Your Life

Info 15 ne
Director KATO Tai
Country Japan
Release 1971
Running Time 93 Min
Category Feature/Fiction
Premiere Korean Premiere
Code Theater Time
611 CGV Bucheon 3 0720, 2011  14:00
731 Lotte Cinema 3 0721, 2011  20:00


Yugi, who once saved Oryu’s life, acts as a mediator between a local munitions factory which has been polluting farmland, and farmers, and successfully negotiates a settlement. But the Tomioka family who have been protecting the factory, take the settlement money and kill Yugi. Oryu sets out to bring the evil family to justice.


Director : KATO Tai

Born in 1916, Tai Kato was a Japanese film director and writer. He was the nephew of the film director Sadao Yamanaka. He entered the Toho studio in 1937 and first began by working on documentaries. After World War II he switched to making jidaigeki. He is most famous for making jidaigeki and yakuza films at the Toei Company and three works of Red peony series that he has directed are very well known for his stylish visual elements.

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