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Gion matsuri (1968)

Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by ... See full summary »

Directors:

Daisuke Itô, Tetsuya Yamanouchi (as Tetsuya Yamauchi)
2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kinnosuke Nakamura Kinnosuke Nakamura ... Shinkichi
Toshirô Mifune ... Kumaza
Shima Iwashita ... Ayame
Yûnosuke Itô Yûnosuke Itô ... Akamatsu
Takahiro Tamura ... Sukematsu
Takashi Shimura ... Tsuneemon
Eitarô Ozawa Eitarô Ozawa ... Kadokura
Kunie Tanaka ... Gonji
Tomo'o Nagai Tomo'o Nagai ... Matashiro Kawahara
Orie Satô Orie Satô ... Otsuru
Hisako Takihana Hisako Takihana ... Ichi
Kamatari Fujiwara ... Genzô
Masami Shimojô ... Jumbei Yamashina (as Masami Shimojo)
Ryôsuke Kagawa Ryôsuke Kagawa ... Bunsuke
Shinsuke Mikimoto Shinsuke Mikimoto
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Storyline

Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, bring together the warring clans and rampaging brigands in peaceful celebration. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 February 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Day the Sun Rose See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (1973 re-release)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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