Watch at Home 11.01.2024

Red Peony Gambler 3: The Flower Cards Game

Directed by Tai Kato
Film Movement Classics
98 Minutes
Action, Classics, Asian
Not Rated

After saving a blind child from being hit by an oncoming train the gambler known as Oryu, "The Red Peony," is accepted as a guest by a Yakuza boss only to become involved in a romantic dispute between two members of rival clans.

Director & Cast

  • Director: Tai Kato
  • Starring: Junko Fuji
  • Starring: Ken Takakura
  • Starring: Kanjûrô Arashi
  • Starring: Teruo Ishiyama
  • Starring: Tomisaburô Wakayama

Where to Watch



  • "Director Tai Kato visually embellishes the film with great moments, maximizing the setting and themes, while the cast carry the characters through...."
    Matt Reifschneider, Blood Brothers
  • "With "Red Peony Gambler 3: Hanafuda Match" Tai Kato stages the darkest, most complex and ultimately also the best part of the series so far."
    Pablo Knote, Nippon Cinema
Official Selection
Venice Film Festival
Official Selection
Tokyo Int'l. Film Festival