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- Movie: Iwane: Sword of Serenity (English title)
- Romaji: Inemuri Iwane
- Japanese: 居眠り磐音
- Director: Katsuhide Motoki
- Writer: Yasuhide Saeki (novel), Yuki Fujimoto
- Producer: Naoto Fujimura
- Cinematographer: Masahiko Yasuda
- Release Date: May 17, 2019
- Runtime: 121 min.
- Distributor: Shochiku
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Iwane Sakazaki (Tori Matsuzaka) has two childhood friends: Kinpei Kobayashi (Tasuku Emoto) and Shinnosuke Kawade (Yosuke Sugino). They received training at the same dojo. Kinpei Kobayashi's younger sister Mai is married to Shinnosuke Kawade. Also Iwane Sakazaki will marry Nao (Kyoko Yoshine) who is the younger sister of Kinpei Kobayashi and Mai. The three friends are like brothers. Shinnosuke Kawade then hears a rumor that his wife Mai is having an affair and he kills her. Kinpei Kobayashi becomes enraged that his younger sister is murdered and kills Shinnosuke Kawade. To punish Kinpei Kobayashi, Iwane Sakazaki is ordered to kill his friend.
- Based on novel series "Inemuri Iwane Edo Zoshi" by Yasuhide Saeki (published from April 9, 2002 to January 4, 2016 by Futaba Bunko).
- Filming took place from March to April, 2018 in Kitsuki, Oita Prefecture and around the suburbs of Kyoto.
- Movie's theme song is “Loved” by singer Misia.
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