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Ken

The Sword is a 1964 Japanese film directed by Kenji Misumi. From a screenplay by Kazuro Funabashi, based upon the short story Ken by Yukio Mishima.


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„As he saw it, there was only one choice — to be strong and upright, or to commit suicide.“

—  Yukio Mishima, Ken

"Sword" ("Ken"), quoted in 三島由紀夫短編集: Seven Stories, translated by John Bester (2002), p. 46.

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„Human beings — they go on being born and dying, dying and being born. It's kind of boring, isn't it?“

—  Yukio Mishima, Ken

"Sword" ("Ken"), quoted in 三島由紀夫短編集: Seven Stories, translated by John Bester (2002), p. 67.

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