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Blade of Penitence (1927)

Zange no yaiba (original title)
Ishimatsu is out of jail and wants to rebuild his life. But his brother, Sakichi, and his old partners are not going to allow it.

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Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Hikaru Kicchôji Hikaru Kicchôji ... Sakichi of Kisarazu
Kunimatsu Ogawa Kunimatsu Ogawa ... Ishimatsu
Eiko Atsumi Eiko Atsumi ... Oyae
Kanji Kawara Kanji Kawara ... Manabe Tôjûrô, constable
Shoichi Nodera Shoichi Nodera ... Shôzaemon Yamashiroya
Miyako Hanayagi Miyako Hanayagi
Hatsuko Konami Hatsuko Konami
Reikichi Kawamura Reikichi Kawamura
Chôko Iida
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Storyline

Ishimatsu is out of jail and wants to rebuild his life. But his brother, Sakichi, and his old partners are not going to allow it.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 October 1927 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Blade of Penitence See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The first film directed by Yasujirô Ozu. See more »

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Referenced in I Lived, But... (1983) See more »

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