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Secrets of the Samurai Sword: Nova

2007 Rated NR 56m

PBS's popular "Nova" series examines the history, art and science behind the samurai sword in this fascinating documentary. A time-honored weapon of the Japanese warrior, the samurai sword also serves as a symbol for walking a spiritual path. Visit the traditional foundries and learn about the craftsmanship behind making the swords. Then, take a trip to a school that teaches the ancient practice of samurai fighting.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.