Film: Hisshiken Torisashi Sword of Desperation

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Film & Other Media

Jun 20122

Midwest Buddhist Temple
Chicago, Illinois
United States

Hisshiken Torisashi
Sword of Desperation 
in Japanese with English subtitles

In order to save his fief, expert swordsman Kanemi Sanzaemon publicly assassinates his lord’s favorite concubine. Instead of being beheaded, he is sentenced to solitary confinement for one year. Then he is ordered to serve as the lord’s bodyguard. This thrilling tale of honor, intrigue and deception inevitably ends in bloodshed and betrayal. (6 Nominations for 2011 Japan Academy Prize) 

Saturday, June 2 – 1 pm in the Social Hall
Free admission
Popcorn and snacks will be served
Please RSVP if you plan to attend so we know how many chairs to setup.
call (312) 943-7801 or email the office



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intrepidmouse . Last modified May 30, 2012 2:58 p.m.

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