About the film
based on novel or book samurai sword fight revenge honor period drama historical caste system jidaigeki edo period social class feudal japan
The Hidden Blade
Release Date: October 30, 2004
|Production Companies||:||Shochiku, Eisei Gekijo|
|Writers||:||Yoji Yamada, Shûhei Fujisawa, Yoshitaka Asama|
Set in 19th Century Japan a young samurai who finds himself in love with a farm girl leaves his home to begin a new life. He has to take stock of his new life when he is put to the test and ordered to kill a traitor who just happens to be his dearest friend.