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Japanese Film: The Hidden Blade

The Hidden Blade, one of the most entertaining samurai films ever made. Set in 19th century Japan, the film tells the story of a young samurai, Munezo, who wants to restore his family’s good name, but struggles with his conscience when he is ordered by his lord to kill a lifelong friend. He also must decide whether to follow his heart and marry Kie, a poor servant who is below him in social class.

This film will be shown in Room 102 of the Classroom Building.

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