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Man-Slashing Horse-Piercing Sword

Zanjin zanbaken

Directed by Daisuke Itô
Japan, 1929
Drama, Silent

Synopsis

In dynastic Japan, the peasants are exploited by Osuga (Misao Seki), the local evil magistrate. The estate of the local feudal lord is about to pass to his rightful heir, a child … so Osuga plots to kill the child and substitute an orphan who will wrongfully inherit the title.

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Man-Slashing Horse-Piercing Sword Directed by Daisuke Itô