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The Third Shadow

Daisan no kagemusha

Directed by Umetsugu Inoue
Japan, 1963
Action, Drama


Set in Hida Province in 1564. A peasant, Kyonosuke, is accepted as a samurai and becomes the third “shadow” for Lord Yasutaka. Along with shadows one and two he is expected to take the master’s place on various occasions.

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