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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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Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Hikaru Kicchôji Hikaru Kicchôji ... Sakichi of Kisarazu (as Saburo Azuma)
Kunimatsu Ogawa Kunimatsu Ogawa ... Ishimatsu
Kanji Kawahara Kanji Kawahara ... Manabe Tôjûrô, constable
Shoichi Nodera Shoichi Nodera ... Shôzaemon Yamashiroya
Eiko Atsumi Eiko Atsumi ... Oyae
Miyako Hanayagi Miyako Hanayagi ... (as Ryuto Hana)
Hatsuko Konami Hatsuko Konami
Reikichi Kawamura Reikichi Kawamura
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Release Date:

14 October 1927 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Blade of Penitence See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Based on a film by George Fitzmaurice. See more »

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Referenced in I Lived, But... (1983) See more »

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