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Fort Graveyard (1965)

Chi to suna (original title)
In 1945, Japanese Army Sergeant Kosugi and a platoon of young green recruits must retake and defend a fort occupied by the Chinese forces.

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Kihachi Okamoto
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Sergeant Kosugi
Makoto Satô Makoto Satô ... Inuyama
Reiko Dan Reiko Dan ... Oharu aka Kin Sun Ho
Yûnosuke Itô Yûnosuke Itô ... Mochida
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Sakuma
Hideyo Amamoto ... Shiga
Tôru Ibuki Tôru Ibuki ... Sanpo
Akira Nagoya Akira Nagoya ... Nezu
Hiroshi Hasegawa Hiroshi Hasegawa ... Nakano
Kenzaburô Ôsawa Kenzaburô Ôsawa ... Harada
Katsumi Nezu Katsumi Nezu ... Oga
Ben Hiura Ben Hiura ... Yoshino (as Tsutomu Hiura)
Koichi Nakamura Koichi Nakamura ... Ueki
Shinnusuke Awachi Shinnusuke Awachi ... Seki
Hiroshi Miyao Hiroshi Miyao ... Yabe
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Storyline

Charged with insubordination for punching a superior, Sergeant Kosugi is shipped to China in the last desperate days of the Second World War. His commander, Captain Sakuma, is vicious and dictatorial. Sakuma places Kosugi in charge of training for combat what once was the military band. Kosugi must somehow prepare his inept soldiers for the rigors of combat. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Genres:

Drama | Music | War

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 May 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fort Graveyard See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The trailer uses music from The Hidden Fortress by Masaru Sato. See more »

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Follows Dokuritsu gurentai (1959) See more »

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