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Fencing Master (1962)

Tateshi Danpei (original title)
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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Shunkai Mizuho (as Harumi Mizuho)

Writers:

Kôen Hasegawa (novel) (as Yukinobu Hasegawa), Akira Kurosawa
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raizô Ichikawa ... Shojiro Sawada
Ganjirô Nakamura Ganjirô Nakamura ... Danpei Ichikawa
Kinuyo Tanaka ... Oharu
Miwa Takada ... Okiku
Kyû Sazanka Kyû Sazanka ... Hyogoishi
Kichijirô Ueda ... Procurer of women
Fujio Suga Fujio Suga ... Kurahashi Sentaro
San'emon Arashi San'emon Arashi ... Company Chief
Taizô Fukami Taizô Fukami ... Doctor
Chieko Naniwa ... Old woman
Chitose Maki Chitose Maki ... Hairdresser
Ikuko Môri ... Hairdresser
Keiko Nishioka Keiko Nishioka ... Girl
Akiko Inoue Akiko Inoue
Nobuko Tanei Nobuko Tanei ... New Butterfly's woman
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 September 1962 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Fencing Master See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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