Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve... See full summary »

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Teruhiko Aoi ...
Takeshi Koga
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Hisaya Morishige ...
Shigeru Kôyama ...
Masako Natsume ...
Sachi Matsuo
Masayuki Yuhara ...
Kikumatsu Umetani
Kentaro Kaneko ...
Shigeru Amachi
Tetsurô Tanba ...
General Kodama
Makoto Satô
Yoshio Inaba
Akio Hasegawa
Akihiko Hirata
Yôko Nogiwa ...
Shizuko Nogi
Sen Yano
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Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve officer who became commander of the platoon and later company. At the same time monitors the conduct of the army commander general Nogi (Tatsuya Nakadai), which was commissioned of the emperor Matsuhito(Toshirô Mifune) to the conquest of the fort. Written by alE13

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Sakimori no uta
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Why did they have campaign in China?
4 July 2007 | by (China) – See all my reviews

In the beginning of the movie, the aside said the campaign was to protect their country. To protect their country, they could invade other country. Is this right? According to this parlance, our country also can assign the force to Japan? And to protect our profit,we can take somewhere in Japan as our basis for almost 50 years? Everyone who love peace can consider this logic is wrong and don't agree with Japanese acquaintance for the history. Today most Japanese don't correct the wrong viewpoint of their invaded history.

So Japanese is not worth to be trust! And I think China will be strong in the future and don't suffer the other countries's invasion.


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