Scabbard Samurai | TIFF

Scabbard Samurai

Saya - zamurai (Japonia)

Directed by:
Hitoshi Matsumoto
Cast:
Takaaki Nomi, Sea Kumada, Jun Kunimura
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2012
Synopsis:

Kanjuro Nomi is an aging samurai who only has a scabbard. With a past that made him throw away his sword and refuse to fight, he now journeys to nowhere with Tae, his only daughter. Kanjuro becomes a wanted man for deserting his lord and is sentenced to a formidable task: he has to restore a smile to the sad prince who has lost his mother. He has thirty days to complete his assignment and he must commit seppuku if he fails. Will the samurai be able to save himself? 

Festivals:

Locarno 2011, Pusan 2011, Sitges 2011, Mar de Plata 2011

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