Since their first appearance in the 8th century, Japans famous elite warriors are celebrated for their courage, formidable fighting techniques and above all, their code of honour. But do these Far Eastern knights really measure up to their heroic image? Now, for the first time, the drama documentary reveals the unknown dark side of the Samurai, a fascinating tale of forbidden love, extreme cruelty and treachery.
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