About the film
The Fencing Master
Release Date: September 30, 1962
|Genres||:||Drama, Action, Adventure|
|Production Companies||:||Daiei Film|
|Writers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Kôen Hasegawa|
The Fencing Master tells the story of a man trying to survive as the only world he knows is becoming increasingly irrelevant. Danpei Ichikawa lives for swordfighting – he was once a renowned kabuki swordfight choreographer, and as the Chairman of the New National Theatre Company, he wants nothing more than to choreograph the swordfights for the modern plays put on by the company.