Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kinnosuke Nakamura ...
Shinkichi
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Kumaza
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Ayame
Yûnosuke Itô ...
Akamatsu
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Sukematsu
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Tsuneemon
Eitarô Ozawa ...
Kadokura
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Gonji
Tomo'o Nagai ...
Matashiro Kawahara
Orie Satô ...
Otsuru
Hisako Takihana ...
Ichi
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Genzô
Masami Shimojô ...
Jumbei Yamashina (as Masami Shimojo)
Ryôsuke Kagawa ...
Bunsuke
Shinsuke Mikimoto
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Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, bring together the warring clans and rampaging brigands in peaceful celebration. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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12 February 1969 (USA)  »

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Festival of Gion  »

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| (1973 re-release)

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2.35 : 1
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