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The Hidden Blade

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The Hidden Blade

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
132 minutes
performer:
Takako Matsu, Masatoshi Nagase, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Hidetaka Yoshioka
director:
Yoji Yamada
distributor:
Tartan
author:
80804, 80789
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a B+

A stoic samurai (Masatoshi Nagase) is ordered by his clan to kill an old comrade. Tranquil, touching, and, in the climactic sword fight, excitingly real.

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