Japanska povijesna akcijska drama od redatelja, Tetsuo Shinohara. Film se temelji na zbirci od 8 kratkih priča ”The Bamboo Sword: And Other Samurai Tales” od pisca, Shuheia Furisawe, po kojima je do sada ekranizirano 6 f ilmova: The Twilight Samurai , The Hidden Blade , The Samurai I Loved, Love and Honor i Sword of Desperation. U filmu glume: Tatsuya Fuji, Rinko Kikuchi, Chieko Matsubara, Tokuma Nishioka i Takashi Sasano. Svjetska premijera je održana 2. srpnja 2011. u Japanu. Film je dostupan na internetu.
Based on a short story by the late Shuhei Fujisawa, the film revolves around a samurai named Inui Sakunosuke (Noriyuki Higashiyama) who is given a mission of vengeance from his clan. However, his assassination target is a man named Sakuma Morie, the husband of his younger sister, Tazu (Rinko Kikuchi). Thus, Sakunosuke is put in the agonizing position of choosing between love of family and duty to his clan. Complicating matters, Tazu is also skilled with the blade, and Sakunosuke must face the distinct possibility of being forced to defend himself against her.