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Kanketsu Sasaki Kojirô: Ganryû-jima kettô (1951)

Master swordsman Kojiro Sasaki is not content with the knowledge of his own power and constantly seeks to impress it upon others. Another great samurai swordsman, Musashi Miyamoto, has ... See full summary »

Director:

Hiroshi Inagaki

Writers:

Yumi Fujiki, Takeo Matsuura (as Kenrô Matsuura) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tomoemon Otani Tomoemon Otani ... Kojirô Sasaki
Toshirô Mifune ... Musashi Miyamoto
Hisako Yamane Hisako Yamane
Shin Tokudaiji Shin Tokudaiji ... Tôma Inose
Yuriko Hamada Yuriko Hamada ... Kozato
Kamatari Fujiwara ... Tôbê
Jun Tazaki Jun Tazaki ... Matabê Takada
Eijirô Tôno ... Jinnai Ôba
Hisaya Morishige Hisaya Morishige ... Gossipy Townsman
Toranosuke Ogawa ... Sado Nagaoka
Tatsuya Ishiguro ... Naizen Ariyoshi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takuzô Kumagai Takuzô Kumagai ... Ronin (as Jirô Kumagai)
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Master swordsman Kojiro Sasaki is not content with the knowledge of his own power and constantly seeks to impress it upon others. Another great samurai swordsman, Musashi Miyamoto, has great respect for Sasaki's skills, but seeks to find spirituality and redemption for past sins rather than glory. Sasaki challenges Miyamoto, who tries to avoid conflict, but eventually the two must meet. They do so on Ganryu Island. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 October 1951 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Conclusion of Kojiro Sasaki: Duel on Ganryu Island See more »

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Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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