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Sword of Desperation (2010)

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A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzaemon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress of the powerful daimyo Tabu Ukyou. Unexpectedly, Kanemi received a lenient sentence for his crime and is allowed to return to his clan after only one year of imprisonment. Following his return, Kanemi is faced with the death of his wife, Mutsue. Thereafter, Kanemi lives with and cares for his wife's niece, Satoo, who has secret affections for Kanemi and expresses them by helping change his bleak outlook on life. Meanwhile, Kanemi's develops his unique "bird-catching" sword technique which he will soon put to test in battle for the first time against the fearsome swordsman, Hayatonosho Obiya.Sword of Desperation featuring Etsushi Toyokawa and Chizuru Ikewaki is free on Tubi, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 1 other. It's an action & adventure and history movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (765 votes).

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Sword of Desperation has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (765 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzaemon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress of the powerful daimyo Tabu Ukyou. Unexpectedly, Kanemi received a lenient sentence for his crime and is allowed to return to his clan after only one year of imprisonment. Following his return, Kanemi is faced with the death of his wife, Mutsue. Thereafter, Kanemi lives with and cares for his wife's niece, Satoo, who has secret affections for Kanemi and expresses them by helping change his bleak outlook on life. Meanwhile, Kanemi's develops his unique "bird-catching" sword technique which he will soon put to test in battle for the first time against the fearsome swordsman, Hayatonosho Obiya.

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Runtime: 1h 54m

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Related Genres: HistoryAction & Adventure
Related Tags: Religion
Country of origin: Japan
Available to watch on: Free Services
Original Release Date: Jul 10, 2010