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Buddha (1961)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôjirô Hongô Kôjirô Hongô ... Siddhartha
Charito Solis Charito Solis ... Yashodara
Shintarô Katsu ... Devadatta
Machiko Kyô ... Nandabala
Raizô Ichikawa Raizô Ichikawa ... Kunala
Fujiko Yamamoto ... Usha
Hiroshi Kawaguchi Hiroshi Kawaguchi ... Ajashartu
Katsuhiko Kobayashi Katsuhiko Kobayashi ... Ananda
Tamao Nakamura Tamao Nakamura ... Auttami
Junko Kanô Junko Kanô ... Matangi
Mieko Kondô Mieko Kondô ... Amana (as Mieko Kendo)
Tokiko Mita Tokiko Mita ... Sari
Machiko Ai Machiko Ai ... Kalika
Matasaburô Niwa Matasaburô Niwa ... Sanna
Keizô Kawasaki Keizô Kawasaki ... Upali
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Created Magnificently on Film By the Producer of "Rashomon" and "Gate of Hell"! See more »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

2 July 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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