Yae: The Blind Samurai Woman (2022)

2022 | Adventure | Drama | Short Film

Brutal revenge or letting go and breaking the cycle of violence?

In feudal Japan, village senior is killed out of revenge by a youthful samurai. His blind daughter agrees to be escorted to the nearest safe place while she has a dilemma - either to revenge her father or to cut a cycle of revenge.

Akiko Izumitani is a female director/writer born and raised in Japan, now based in Los Angeles. As a followup to the story, she co-wrote the pilot episode of a limited series of the same name illustrating Yae’s backstory as part of a TV series.

Written and Directed by: Akiko Izumitani Starring: Nobuaki Shimamoto, Yuwi Kim, Masa Kanome

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