A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzawmon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress of the powerful . Sword of Desperation is a Japanese jidaigeki drama film directed by Hideyuki Hirayama. It was released in Japan on July 10, It was written by. Set during the Edo Period, "Sword of Desperation" tells the unforgetteable story of swordsman Kanemi Sanzawmon (Etsushi Toyokawa). Three years ago.
A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzawmon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress. Sword of Desperation Liner Notes. "If only we could allow him to commit hara-kiri. " The speaker here (Yabé) is actually speaking in favor of Sanzaémon, since. Japanese w/ English subtitles Format: DVD9, Region 1 (NA) Rating: 18+, Run Time: min. Released: Aspect Ratio: COLOR Extras: Program.
From the very first frames of Hideyuki Hirayama's exquisite, resonant drama Sword of Desperation, the themes of honour, wisdom, love and. In order to save his fief, expert swordsman Kanemi Sanzaemon publicly assassinates his lord's favorite concubine. Instead of being beheaded, his is sentenced.