The Sword (1945)

02/08/1945 (JP) Drama 1h 5m
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Kiyone Sakurai, an apprentice swordmaker makes a sword for his guardian, Kozaemon Onoda. Onoda breaks the sword while defending his lord which eventually leads to his death at the hands of Naito, when Naito demands to marry his daughter Sasae. Sasae vows to avenge her father's death and pleads for Kiyone Sakurai to make a special sword for her. So Kiyone and his fellow swordmaker Kiyotsugu go to the master swordsmith Kiyohide Yamatomori to learn their craft and forge the sword. - Will Gilbert

  1. Kenji Mizoguchi

    Director

  2. Matsutarō Kawaguchi

    Screenplay

  3. Masamune Yotsura

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Shôtarô Hanayagi

    Kiyone

  2. Kan Ishii

    Kiyotsugu

  3. Eijirō Yanagi

    Eijirō Yanagi

    Kiyohide

  4. Ichijirō Oya

    Kozaemon Onoda

  5. Isuzu Yamada

    Isuzu Yamada

    Sasae Onoda

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The Sword
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Original Title 名刀美女丸

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Original Language Japanese

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