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The Flute Playing Warrior (1955)

Fue-fuki waka musha (original title)
A Romeo & Juliet type story of tragic love set to the Heian Period. A young samurai wins the heart of a beautiful princess with his wonderful flute playing, which sets in motion a feud that will change the face of Japan.

Director:

Yasushi Sasaki
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michiko Hoshi Michiko Hoshi ... Princess Katsura
Hibari Misora Hibari Misora ... Princess Tamaori
Kyû Sazanka Kyû Sazanka ... Shigetora
Chiaki Tsukioka Chiaki Tsukioka ... Lady Tsubaki
Makoto Usami Makoto Usami ... Lord Tsunemori
Hashizô Ôkawa Hashizô Ôkawa ... Lord Ashitomi Atsumori
Ryûtarô Ôtomo Ryûtarô Ôtomo ... Naozane Kumagai
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A Romeo & Juliet type story of tragic love set to the Heian Period. A young samurai wins the heart of a beautiful princess with his wonderful flute playing, which sets in motion a feud that will change the face of Japan.

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Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 January 1955 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Flute Playing Warrior See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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