Samurai Saga (1959)
Edmund Rostand’s play Cyrano de Bergerac, transplanted to Japan. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose (matched only by his great heart) loves a lady. But she sees him only as a friend, so he helps another man to woo her by giving him the poetry of his own heart.
Hiroshi Inagaki, Teruo Maru
Toshirō Mifune, Yōko Tsukasa, Akira Takarada, Keiko Awaji, Seizaburō Kawazu, Kamatari Fujiwara, Akihiko Hirata, Eiko Miyoshi, Sachio Sakai, Yoshifumi Tajima, Akira Tani, Yutaka Sada, Senkichi Ômura, Hideyo Amamoto, Haruo Tanaka, Kichijirô Ueda, Fumindo Matsuo, Chieko Nakakita, Akira Sera, Mitsuo Tsuda, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, Setsuko Wakayama, Ren Yamamoto, Shin Ôtomo