COURTESY OF ICHIBAN
MIYAMOTO MUSASHI – SWORDSMAN OF THE 2 SWORD STYLE (Kengo Nitoryu)
1956 – B&W - 94 min. Academy Standard (4:3) – Bonus features
Starring: KATAOKA Chiezo
Directed by: MATSUDA Teiji
SWORDSMAN OF THE 2-SWORD STYLE tells the story of Japan’s greatest warrior after his historic duel with Sasaki Kojiro on Ganryu Island. Starting on the island as Kojiro waits for Musashi to arrive for their scheduled match and continuing through Musashi’s journey to Kyushu, the master must face many foes who have set out to avenge Kojiro’s defeat. From formal challenges to surprise attacks, Musashi faces death time after time… but will his luck run out at the end? A tremendous tale starring the great Kataoka Chiezo in his signature role as Miyamoto Musashi, a swordsman who symbolized the best that Japan has to offer.