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Blade of Penitence (1927)

Zange no yaiba (original title)
Ishimatsu is out of jail and wants to rebuild his life. But his brother, Sakichi, and his old partners are not going to allow it.

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Saburo Azuma ...
Sakichi of Kisarazu
Kunimatsu Ogawa ...
Ishimatsu
Kanji Kawahara ...
Manabe Tôjûrô, constable
Shoichi Nodera ...
Shôzaemon Yamashiroya
Eiko Atsumi ...
Oyae
Miyako Hanayagi ...
(as Ryuto Hana)
Hatsuko Konami
Reikichi Kawamura
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Ishimatsu is out of jail and wants to rebuild his life. But his brother, Sakichi, and his old partners are not going to allow it.

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14 October 1927 (Japan)  »

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Blade of Penitence  »

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The first film directed by Yasujirô Ozu. See more »

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