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65 Ratings

When the Last Sword Is Drawn

Mibu gishi den

Directed by Yôjirô Takita
Japan, 2003


Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support them.

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When the Last Sword Is Drawn Directed by Yôjirô Takita

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2004 | 3 wins including: Best Film

2004 | 8 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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