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10 March 1971 (USA) See more »
Reporter Goro Arai covers the war for a Japanese newspaper. He follows the activities of Japan's top military leader... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Keiju Kobayashi ... Premier Hideki Tojo
Yûzô Kayama ... Goro Arai

Toshirô Mifune ... Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto

Sô Yamamura ... Mitsumasa Yonai
Tatsuya Mihashi ... Takijiro Onishi
Toshio Kurosawa ... Kamikaze pilot
Gorô Tarumi ... Takei
Kenjirô Ishiyama
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sumio Takatsu
Tôru Abe ... Chuichi (uncredited)
Hideyo Amamoto ... Prof. Fuyuki (uncredited)
Tatsuyoshi Ehara ... Mikuni (uncredited)
Susumu Fujita ... Nagano (uncredited)
Ryuichi Fujiyama ... Hirota (uncredited)
Akihiko Hirata ... Tomita (uncredited)
Shôichi Hirose ... Hama (uncredited)
Kôji Iwamoto ... (uncredited)
Yoshio Katsube ... (uncredited)
Shin Kishida ... (uncredited)
Ryûji Kita ... Koshiro (uncredited)
Kazuo Kitamura ... Yamanaka (uncredited)
Akira Kubo ... (uncredited)
Seiji Miyaguchi ... Togo (uncredited)
Kanta Mori ... Koyama (uncredited)
Gorô Mutsumi ... Ishida (uncredited)
Matagorô Nakamura ... (uncredited)

Nobuo Nakamura ... Koichi (uncredited)
Ichirô Nakatani ... Sano (uncredited)
Tadashi Okabe ... Noboyuki Abe (uncredited)
Yutaka Sada ... (uncredited)
Kenji Sahara ... Okamoto (uncredited)
Sachio Sakai ... Kitamura (uncredited)
Takamaru Sasaki ... (uncredited)
Gen Shimizu ... Yoshizawa (uncredited)
Masao Shimizu ... (uncredited)

Takashi Shimura ... Editor (uncredited)
Kazuo Suzuki ... (uncredited)
Yoshifumi Tajima ... Ito (uncredited)
Isao Tamagawa ... Sukamoto (uncredited)
Kôtarô Tomita ... Miyamoto (uncredited)
Yoshio Tsuchiya ... Okabe (uncredited)
Chôtarô Tôgin ... (uncredited)
Takeshi Yamamoto ... (uncredited)
Wataru Ômae ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Hiromichi Horikawa 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ryôzô Kasahara 

Produced by
Sanezumi Fujimoto .... producer
Hiroshi Haryu .... producer
Original Music by
Riichirô Manabe  (as Riichiro Manabe)
Cinematography by
Kazuo Yamada 
Film Editing by
Yoshitami Kuroiwa 
Production Design by
Iwao Akune 
Shigekazu Ikuno 
Production Management
Boku Morimoto .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masashi Matsumoto .... chief assistant director
Sound Department
Shin Watarai .... sound
Special Effects by
Eiji Tsuburaya .... special effects director: archive footage (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Chôshirô Ishii .... lighting technician
Matsuo Yoshizaki .... still photographer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Turning Point of Showa History: The Militarists" - International (English title) (literal title)
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134 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (Hyper Stereo Three-Dimensional Sound)


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