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Fencing Master (1962)

87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The remake of a Akira Kurosawa script is based on the story of the actual figure Ichikawa Danpei who was a tateshi, or fencing instructor and choreographer, in Japan in the Taisho era at the beginning of the twentieth century. The sword ...See moreThe remake of a Akira Kurosawa script is based on the story of the actual figure Ichikawa Danpei who was a tateshi, or fencing instructor and choreographer, in Japan in the Taisho era at the beginning of the twentieth century. The sword fighting style of the man is less and less in demand as the years progress, tastes change and more realism is called for. Written by aghaemi See less
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Director
Shunkai Mizuho (as Harumi Mizuho)
Writers
Kôen Hasegawa (novel) (as Yukinobu Hasegawa) | Akira Kurosawa (1950 screenplay Tateshi danpei)
Cinematographer
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Status
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Updated Sep 30, 1962

Release date
Sep 30, 1962 (Japan)

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32 cast members
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Raizô Ichikawa
Shojiro Sawada Shojiro Sawada   See fewer
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Ganjirô Nakamura
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Kyû Sazanka
Hyogoishi Hyogoishi   See fewer
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Kichijirô Ueda
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Fujio Suga
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San'emon Arashi
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Taizô Fukami
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Chieko Naniwa
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Chitose Maki
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Ikuko Môri
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Akiko Inoue
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Nobuko Tanei
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Yûsaku Terashima
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Tokio Oki
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Ichirô Amano
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Okuyama Asao
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Sumao Ishihara
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Gen Kimura
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Masayoshi Kikuno
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Jun Ôsugi
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Bonta Maru
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6.9 / 10 | 78 votes