Punishing hand (1963)

05/29/1963 (JP) Drama 1h 25m


The shogun's vassal Harima Aoyama and a chamber maid are in love with each other, but they cannot be together due to a difference of their status. Soon, an offer of marriage is brought to Harima. Trying to test his love, Okiku breaks one of the plates of the family treasure of the Aoyama family, but Harima doesn't notice. However, someone surrounding her witnesses the moment Okiku breaks the plate on purpose. Learning this, Harima gets furious suspecting that she can't believe him that much, and kills Okiku with his sword. A film characteristic of tragic love story which ends at a scene where Harima Aoyama kills himself immediately after Okiku.

  1. Tokuzō Tanaka


  2. Fuji Yahiro


Top Billed Cast

  1. Raizō Ichikawa

    Raizō Ichikawa

    Harima Aoyama

  2. Yukiko Fuji

    Yukiko Fuji


  3. Tomisaburō Wakayama

    Tomisaburō Wakayama

    Shindo Genjiro

  4. Yutaka Nakamura

    Yutaka Nakamura

    Sawa Mondo

  5. Jûrô Sasa

    Jûrô Sasa


  6. Jun'ichirô Narita

    Jun'ichirô Narita

    Tonosuke Kondo

  7. Eijirō Yanagi

    Eijirō Yanagi

    Matsudaira Izu no kami

  8. Michiko Ai

    Michiko Ai


  9. Chitose Maki

    Chitose Maki


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Punishing hand
Punishing hand

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Original Language Japanese

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