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The Fencing Master

Tateshi Danpei

Directed by Masahiro Makino
Japan, 1950


The story of swordplay choreographer Ichikawa Danpei and his struggles to keep the traditional manner of sword fighting in Japanese theater during the early 20th century when the theater, as well as everything else in the country, was rapidly changing. From a script by Kurosawa.

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The Fencing Master Directed by Masahiro Makino

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