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Sword of the Beast

Kedamono no ken

Directed by Hideo Gosha
Japan, 1965
Action, Drama


Legendary swordplay filmmaker Hideo Gosha’s Sword of the Beast chronicles the flight of the low-level swordsman Gennosuke, who kills one of his ministers as part of a reform plot. His comrades then turn on him and, his sense of honor shaken, he decides to live in the wild, like an animal.

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Sword of the Beast Directed by Hideo Gosha

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