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Namakura Gatana (movie)

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Alternative title:
An Obtuse Sword 
Blunt Sword
Hanawa Hekonai Meitō no Maki (Japanese)
The Dull Sword
The Fine Sword 
なまくら刀 (Japanese)
塙凹内名刀之巻 (Japanese)
Genres: comedy
Themes: historical, samurai
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: A samurai purchases a new sword only to find it is already dull. When he returns to the dull looking merchant to complain, something quite unexpected happens.
User Ratings: 19 ratings have been given [details]
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 Very good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Good: 6 votes (?:3, raw:2, sub:1)
 Decent: 8 votes (sub:7, ?:1)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:2, raw:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 36 users, rank: #7069 (of 9603)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.158 (Decent), std. dev.: 0.9326, rank: #6818 (of 9731)
Weighted mean: 6.085 (Decent), rank: #6956 (of 9731) (seen all: 6.02 / seen some: 7.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.651 (Good−), rank: #4753 (of 7376)
Running time: 2 minutes 
Vintage: 1917
Premiere date:
1917-06-30 (Japan)
Trivia: We have 3
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Junichi Kouchi
Producer: Kisaburo Kobayashi

Animation: Junichi Kouchi
Japanese companies
Distributor: National Film Archive of Japan (Online streaming)
English staff
English companies
Distributor: National Film Archive of Japan (Online streaming)
Subtitle Translation: Dean Shimauchi (Online streaming)
English cast

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