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IWANE: SWORD OF SERENITY (居眠り磐音)

 

Tuesday June 25 @ 7pm
Runtime:
120 min / 2019
Director: Katsuhide Motoki
Starring: Tori Matsuzaka, Fumino Kimura, Kyoko Yoshine, Tasuku Emoto, Yosuke Sugino, Kuranosuke Sasaki
North American Premiere

Iwane Sakazaki has two childhood friends: Kinpei and Shinnosuke. The three are like brothers and train as swordsman in the same dojo. Kinpei has two sisters; Mao, who is married to Shinnosuke, and Nao who will marry Iwane. When a rumour reaches Shinnosuke that Mao is having an affair he flies into a jealous rage and kills her. Kinpei then kills Shinnosuke in retaliation for his sister. Iwane is ordered to kill his friend Kinpei and the two deadly swordsmen must meet in battle.

This adaptation of Yasuhide Saeki’s popular series of novels is filled with beautiful photography and costumes, thrilling swordplay and charismatic performances.

Official Website and Trailer (In Japanese):  iwane-movie.jp
You may purchase ticket(s) at Ticketweb, or at JCCC Reception, 416-441-2345.

累計発行部数二千万部を超える、佐伯泰英による大ヒット時代小説シリーズ「居眠り磐音」を松坂桃李主演で映画化。

3年間の江戸勤番を終えた坂崎磐音(松坂桃李)は、幼馴染の琴平、慎之輔と共に九州・豊後関前藩に戻る。琴平の妹・舞は慎之輔に嫁いでおり、磐音も舞の妹の奈緒と婚約していた。しかし慎之輔が 舞の不貞の噂を聞き、舞を斬ってしまう。それに激高した琴平が慎之輔を斬るという事態に発展。許嫁の奈緒を残したまま、磐音は江戸に移り浪人として暮らし始める。両替商で用心棒の仕事を始めた磐音だが…。

監督:本木克英 『超高速!参勤交代』
出演: 松坂桃李、木村文乃、芳根京子、柄本祐、杉野遥亮、佐々木蔵ノ介

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