Plot & Details
The Hidden Blade concerns Yaichiro, a warrior who must leave his family in the care of two other samurai after he answers a request for his services in another town. Muenezo and Samon do their best to protect the family when they come under attack during Yaichiro's absence.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama,Romance
- Run Time: 131min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 06/23/2006
- DVD Release Date: 08/08/2006
- Distributor(s): Tartan Films
- Director(s): Yoji Yamada
- Starring: Masatoshi Nagase , Takako Matsu , Hidetaka Yoshioka , Yukiyoshi Ozawa , Tomoko Tabata
- Themes: Lone Wolves,Clearing One's Name
- Tone: Passionate,Rousing
- Keywords: coup,duty,honor [integrity],samurai,swordsman
- Language: Japanese