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Samurai Spy (1965)

07/10/1965 (JP) ActionDrama 1h 40m
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Years of warfare end in a Japan unified under the Tokugawa shogunate, and samurai spy Sasuke Sarutobi, tired of conflict, longs for peace. When a high-ranking spy named Tatewaki Koriyama defects from the shogun to a rival clan, however, the world of swordsmen is thrown into turmoil. After Sasuke is unwittingly drawn into the conflict, he tracks Tatewaki, while a mysterious, white-hooded figure seems to hunt them both. By tale’s end, no one is who they seemed to be, and the truth is far more personal than anyone suspected. Director Masahiro Shinoda’s Samurai Spy, filled with clan intrigue, ninja spies, and multiple double crosses, marks a bold stylistic departure from swordplay film convention.

  1. Masahiro Shinoda

    Director

  2. Koji Nakada

    Novel

  3. Yoshiyuki Fukuda

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kōji Takahashi

    Kōji Takahashi

    Sarutobi Sasuke

  2. Shintarō Ishihara

    Shintarō Ishihara

    Saizo Kirigakure

  3. Eitarō Ozawa

    Eitarō Ozawa

    Shigeyuki Koremura

  4. Kei Satō

    Kei Satō

    Takanosuke Nojiri

  5. Rokkō Toura

    Mitsuaki Inamura

  6. Tetsurō Tamba

    Tetsurō Tamba

    Sakon Takatani

  7. Eiji Okada

    Eiji Okada

    Tatewaki Koriyama

  8. Seiji Miyaguchi

    Seiji Miyaguchi

    Jinnai-Kazutaka Horikawa

  9. Minoru Hodaka

    Minoru Hodaka

    Genba Kuni

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Samurai Spy
Samurai Spy

Original Title 異聞猿飛佐助

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Original Language Japanese

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