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Raizô Ichikawa ...
Shojiro Sawada
Ganjirô Nakamura ...
Danpei Ichikawa
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Miwa Takada ...
Okiku
Kyû Sazanka ...
Hyogoishi
Kichijirô Ueda ...
Procurer of women
Fujio Suga ...
Kurahashi Sentaro
San'emon Arashi ...
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Taizô Fukami ...
Doctor
Chieko Naniwa ...
Old woman
Chitose Maki ...
Hairdresser
Ikuko Môri ...
Hairdresser
Keiko Nishioka ...
Girl
Akiko Inoue
Nobuko Tanei ...
New Butterfly's woman
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The remake of a Akira Kurosawa script is based on the story of the actual figure Ichikawa Danpei who was a tateshi, or fencing instructor and choreographer, in Japan in the Taisho era at the beginning of the twentieth century. The sword fighting style of the man is less and less in demand as the years progress, tastes change and more realism is called for. Written by aghaemi

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