Director: Tetsuo Shinohara
At River's Edge (Ogawa No Hotori) 2011 DVDRip AC3 x264-LooKMaNe
Ratings: 9.5/10 from 15 users
Romaji: Ogawa no hotori
Runtime: 104 min.
Cast: Noriyuki Higashiyama, Rinko Kikuchi, Ryo Katsuji, Ainosuke Kataoka
"Ogawa no Hotori (At River's Edge)" is the third historical movie based on the novel series set in a fictional domain, Unasaka-han written by Shuhei Fujisawa. This novel has been lauded as one of his most significant works among other works such as "Yamazakura" and "Hana no Ato." Fujisawa is also an author of "The Twilight Samurai," "The Hidden Blade," and "Love and Honor." Stars Noriyuki Higashiyama and Rinko Kikuchi. Plot: Sakunosuke Inui gets an order from his master to kill Sakuma Morie, a samurai who is his friend and his younger sister Tazuru's husband. If Tazuru pulls a sword on him to protect her husband, he has to kill her. Sakunosuke suffers from the inherent conflict between duty and sentiment...
Subtitles: Japanese only