“Hasekura, a Samuraï at the Vatican”

(Fiction-documentary, 2018)
1613. A Samuraï, Hasekura Tsunenaga, boarded a galleon to Spain leeding a Japanese embassy to Mexico City, Madrid, and Rome. He was the first official Japanese envoy to visit the American continent. His mission ? Negotiate with the King of Spain the opening of a commercial road competing with the route des Indes on behalf of his lord Date Masamune. A seven year trip full of pitfalls that will push him to convert to Christianity and take him to the Vatican…

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Ouverture Hasekura

Le monastère de Loreto


Le départ d’Hasekura

Le baptême

Recherche autour du voyage


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