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- New From Ichiban - TATTOO OF LOVE
TATTOO OF LOVE - (Irezumi Hantaro)
1963 –Color – 90 min. – REMASTERED Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)
Cast: OKAWA Hashizo, OKA Satomi
COURTESY OF ICHIBAN
Directed by: MAKINO Masahiro
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The great Okawa Hashizo, in one of his most powerful roles risks his life and limb to help save the lovely Onaka from a terrible lifestyle. Starting out as a down on his luck gambler, Hantaro refuses to accept punishment for running up a 10 ryo debt in a crooked dice game. Forced from his village he must go on the run and learn how to fend for himself. After 3 years on the road, his past finally catches up to him, when he gets spotted by a pair of gang members. The action heats up after he saves Onaka from committing suicide and the two find themselves battling all odds for survival. This is a serious film with a strong story and exciting sword action!