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Based on a well-known Kabuki drama titled "Kochiyama to Naozamurai", which Yamanaka distills into a masterpiece of jidaigeki (period film) as shomingeki (everyman drama), blending the two into something he apparently had rights to entirely in Japan during the 30s. Through a series of intrigues, Kochiyama, Naojiro (who becomes Hirotaro for the film), Ichinijo, and Hirotaro's sister Onami (played by...

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Directed by

Sadao Yamanaka

Written by

Sadao Yamanaka (Writer)
Shintarô Mimura (Writer)

Runtime

82 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast