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Sword of the Beast

Action & AdventureDrama19651h 25m
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Sword of the Beast (1965)

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Action & Adventure Drama 19651h 25m

Legendary swordplay filmmaker Hideo Gosha's Sword of the Beast chronicles the flight of the low-level swordsman Gennosuke, who kills one of his ministers as part of a reform plot. His former comrades then turn on him, and this betrayal so shakes his sense of honor that he decides to live in the wild, like an animal. There he joins up with a motley group who are illegally mining the shogun’s gold, and, with the aid of another swordsman, gets a chance not just at survival but to recover his name and honor.Sword of the Beast featuring Mikijiro Hira and Gō Katō is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (2,830 votes).

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Legendary swordplay filmmaker Hideo Gosha's Sword of the Beast chronicles the flight of the low-level swordsman Gennosuke, who kills one of his ministers as part of a reform plot. His former comrades then turn on him, and this betrayal so shakes his sense of honor that he decides to live in the wild, like an animal. There he joins up with a motley group who are illegally mining the shogun’s gold, and, with the aid of another swordsman, gets a chance not just at survival but to recover his name and honor.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 25m

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Related Genres: Action & AdventureDrama
Related Tags: Martial Arts
Country of origin: Japan
Available to watch on: The Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: Sep 18, 1965
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