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500,000 (1963)

Gojuman-nin no isan (original title)
During the Second World War, Takeichi Matsuo had participated in hiding a huge cache of gold in the Phillippine mountains. Years after the war, he is kidnapped by Mitsura and Keigo Gunji, ... See full summary »

Director:

Toshirô Mifune

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Takeichi Matsuo
Tatsuya Mihashi ... Captain Keigo Gunji
Tsutomu Yamazaki ... Tsukuda
Mie Hama ... Igorot native
Yuriko Hoshi Yuriko Hoshi ... Masako Matsuo
Yoshio Tsuchiya Yoshio Tsuchiya ... Yamazaki
Sachio Sakai Sachio Sakai ... Igarashi, Keigo Gunji's driver
Yoshifumi Tajima Yoshifumi Tajima ... Yasumoto
Tetsu Nakamura Tetsu Nakamura ... Asian man
F.J. Horning F.J. Horning ... Foreigner with cigar
Evie King Evie King ... Foreigner's wife
Teddy Akauiri Teddy Akauiri ... Man
Keiko Yamada Keiko Yamada ... Woman at bakery
Terry Terry ... Paigo police officer
Michio Hayashi Michio Hayashi ... Clark
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Storyline

During the Second World War, Takeichi Matsuo had participated in hiding a huge cache of gold in the Phillippine mountains. Years after the war, he is kidnapped by Mitsura and Keigo Gunji, brothers who want Matsuo to lead them to the still-buried gold. Matsuo, who is tormented by the memories of the half-million Japanese who died in the Phillippines during the war, wants to make off with the gold and return it to the Japanese people. But of course the Gunji brothers have other ideas. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 June 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

500,000 See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (inserts only)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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