|Machiko Kyo||Lady Kesa|
|Kazuo Hasegawa||Moritoh Enda|
|Isao Yamagata||Wataru Watanabe|
|Koreya Senda||Gen Kiyomori|
In this lauded Japanese drama, the samurai Moritoh Enda performs a heroic act by rescuing the lovely Lady Kesa from a violent uprising. The warrior falls in love with Kesa, but becomes distraught when he finds out that she is already married to a man named Wataru Watanabe . Unable to shake his obsession with Kesa, Moritoh grows increasingly unstable and will not stop in his pursuit of her, no matter what the consequences.