Sword of the Beast (1965)
Original title : Kedamono no ken (獣の剣)
Director : Hideo Gosha
Main Cast : Mikijiro Hira, Go Kato, Shima Iwashita
Sentenced to death for killing a senior clan, Gennosuke is now a fallen samurai and must flee for their lives. Betrayed by the people who offered him shelter, the young samurai continues its course in a mountain where a vein of gold seems to flow in a river. Between his pursuers and the various characters he meets thirst for gold, Gennosuke must redouble our efforts to continue his journey.