When The Last Sword is Drawn (Japan) 2004



PLOT

Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support them. In his search he joins a notorious clan, known as the Shinsengumi where he does as much as possible to get money. Looked at as a money grubber,Yoshimura proves his strength physically and mentally by being loyal to his honor. During the dramatic period, with the rise of the Emperor and the fall of the Shogun. Yoshimura shows us the struggle of life in a personal way, by changing the lives of the people he meets and the way life is looked at.

Cast: Kiichi Nakai, Koichi Sato, Yui Natsukawa, Takehiro Murata, Miki Nakatani
Directed: Yojiro Takita
Genre: Drama/Action/Historical
Runtime: 2 hours 17 minutes
Also Known As: Mibu gishi den
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0359692/

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