Sword of Fire

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Sword of Fire (1965, Japan) is a Samurai film directed by Kenji Misumi.


Main Details

  • Released on January 13, 1965
  • Color
  • Running time: 83 minutes
  • Production and Distribution Co.: Daiei Studios
  • Directed by Kenji Misumi
  • Written by Seiji Hoshikawa, from a story by Renzaburô Shibata
  • Starring: Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Michiko Sugata

Plot Summary

  • This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the red-haired swordsman on his way to the city of Edo when he comes across the scene of a woman in the midst of a knife fight with a man. When he reluctantly and with considered hesitation becomes involved, his intervention has him involved in a thieving plot involving the top official of the local Todo Clan and a plan to cover up a theft from a band of pirates.
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