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KAGOTSURUBE SATO NO EIZAME

原題
籠釣瓶花街酔醒
Original Title
KAGOTSURUBE SATO NO EIZAME (KAGOTSURUBE, THE HAUNTED SWORD)
Production Year
2012
Running Time
113min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Nakamura Kanzaburo,
Bando Tamasaburo,
Kataoka Nizaemon

Synopsis
On the main street of the Yoshiwara pleasure district the top courtesan Yatsuhashi makes a luxurious procession through the fully blooming cherry trees. Miraculously, she happens to smile at Jirozaemon, a country merchant in the crowd. Who would have ever imagined that this momentary encounter could be the cause of fatal mass murder? A love triangle forces the courtesan to reject her best customer in the middle of a banquet – the most dishonourable humiliation of all. Jirozaemon seizes the haunted sword Kagotsurube which inevitably invites bloodshed once it is drawn.