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Lady Sazen and the Drenched Swallow Sword

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Director  Kimiyoshi Yasuda
Writer  Fuji Yahiro
Screenplay  Fuji Yahiro
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Language  Japanese
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama, History
Music director  Michiaki Watanabe
Producer  Yamato Yashiro
Country  Japan
Lady Sazen and the Drenched Swallow Sword movie poster
Release date  1969
Cast  Michiyo Okusu (O-kin), Asao Koike, Sonosuke Sawamura, Isamu Nagato (Gamou Taiken), Kojiro Hongo

Lady Sazen and the Drenched Swallow Sword (女左膳 濡れ燕片手斬り, Onna Sazen nuretsubame katategiri) (also known as Left Fencer) is a 1969 Japanese samurai drama and action film, directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda. Michiyo Okusu plays the role of the one-eyed, one-armed swordswoman O-kin. This film follows in the series of films about Tange Sazen, but this one features a female version of the Sazen—Lady Sazen.

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Plot

Many years ago ronin killed parents of the young girl named O-kin, and crippled her by cut off her right arm and gouged out her right eye. Nevertheless, this girl grew up and became a great swordswoman. Despite her mutilated body, she is unbeatable. Now, she lives in the small town and owns a very valuable and rare sword - The Drenched Swallow. O-kin protects from robbers and ronin a little girl and her grandfather. Local Daimyo collects swords and orders to samurai takes away all swords from its owners. A few samurai came to girl's home and kill her grandfather before were killed by O-kin. Now O-kin wants to take revenge. Together with another swordsman and simultaneously heavy sake drinker, O-kin protects the child.

Cast

  • Michiyo Okusu as Lady Sazen O-kin (credited as Michiyo Yasuda)
  • Kōjirō Hongō
  • Takashi Kanda
  • Asao Koike
  • Kayo Mikimoto
  • Isamu Nagato as Gamou Taiken
  • Sōnosuke Sawamura
  • References

    Lady Sazen and the Drenched Swallow Sword Wikipedia
    Lady Sazen and the Drenched Swallow Sword IMDb Lady Sazen and the Drenched Swallow Sword themoviedb.org


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