Gyakuryu

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Gyakuryu
Directed by Buntaro Futagawa
Starring Tsumasaburo Bando
Benisaburo Kataoka
Kanzaburo Arashi
Teruko Makino
Narrated by Midori Sawato
Cinematography Saichiro Hashimoto
Distributed by Digital Meme
Release dates
Japan 1924 (Japan)
Running time
28 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Gyakuryu (逆流 Backward Flow?) is a 1924 black and white Japanese silent film with benshi accompaniment directed by Buntaro Futagawa. Often acclaimed as the predecessor to Orochi (film), it tells the tale of a nihilistic samurai, played by Tsumasaburo Bando whose mother is killed, whose sister is used and deceived and who loses the only love of his life.

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