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The Hidden Blade

R| 2 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
A lower-class samurai, named Katagiri, secretly loves Kie, a servant in his family's household. Eventually their perception of honor forces them to part, and he must turn his focus toward a disheartening task. His old friend, Yaichiro Hazama, has been fomenting rebellion against the government, and Katagiri must hunt him down and kill him.

Cast: Masatoshi Nagase , Takako Matsu , Hidetaka Yoshioka , Yukiyoshi Ozawa , Tomoko Obata , Reiko Takashima , Min Tanaka , Nenji Kobayashi

Director: Yôji Yamada

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Tartan Films USA

The Hidden Blade (2004)

Release Date: June 23rd, 2006|2 hr. 12 min.

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