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The Edo Official and Apprentice

The Edo Official and Apprentice (1959)


86 min

Country: Japan

Director: Tadashi Sawashima

Actors: Chiezô KataokaChizuru KitagawaEijirô KataokaHiromi HanazonoKeiko YukishiroKunio KagaRyûnosuke TsukigataShin TokudaijiSônosuke SawamuraYumi Ichijô

Genres: Action, Drama

Subtitle: English

3.67/ 5 3 votes
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Movie plot

It’s an extravaganza of entertainment as famous magistrate in disguise, Toyama no Kinshiro attempts to confront the elusive thief known as the “Long-Sleeve Burglar”. Played to the hilt by Misora Hibari in a delightful performance highlighted by singing, dancing, and swordplay with a unique story within a story twist that starts to unfold in the city jail as a playwright is brought into custody and meets the famed Long-Sleeve Burglar himself. Misora Hibari is totally captivating in this gender bending role as the famed thief whose expoits can only be stopped by the great Kin-san himself!

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