This movie is based on the award-winning story by Uno Koichiro.
Available for the first time with English subtitles. Directed by Tokizo Tanaka, whose memorable work included Zatoichi, Nemuri Kyoshiro, Lone wolf and Cub, and The Hoodlum Soldier.
Synopsis: A demon whale has been slaughtering the fishermen of a small village for years. In desperation, a wealthy elderly (Takashi Shimura) offers his land, position, and his daughter Toyo (Kyoko Enami) to the man who succeeds in killing the whale. Kishu (Shintaro Katsu), a brute and frightening man from Kishu steps forward. On the other hand, Shaki (Kojiro Hongo), another fisherman wants to avenge his father and grandfather by killing the whale. Toyo, however, refuses to marry any man and Ei (Shiho Fujimura), a woman in love in Shaki wants him to marry Toyo.
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