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Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku (1968)

As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet. With Japan headed inexorably toward ... See full summary »

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Seiji Maruyama
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto
Yûzô Kayama ... First Lieutenant Ijuin
Yôko Tsukasa ... Sumie Kimura
Toshio Kurosawa Toshio Kurosawa ... 1st Lt. Kimura
Makoto Satô Makoto Satô ... Genda
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô ... Chief of Press Section
Masayuki Mori ... Prime Minister Konoe
Wakako Sakai Wakako Sakai ... Tomoko Yakuki
Kôshirô Matsumoto Kôshirô Matsumoto ... Minister Yoneuchi
Kenjirô Ishiyama Kenjirô Ishiyama ... Cmdr. Momotake
Masao Shimizu Masao Shimizu ... Kurita
Eijirô Yanagi Eijirô Yanagi ... Nagano
Seiji Miyaguchi Seiji Miyaguchi ... Ito
Susumu Fujita Susumu Fujita ... Kurita
Fuyuki Murakami Fuyuki Murakami ... Air Force Cmdr. Iwakuni
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As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet. With Japan headed inexorably toward war, Yamamoto, despite his misgivings, believes the only possible victory lies in destroying the American fleet by surprise at Pearl Harbor. The attack succeeds, but fails to sink the American carrier fleet. Thus Yamamoto must lead the Japanese navy into war with ever-diminishing likelihood of success. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 December 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Combined Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto See more »

Filming Locations:

Toho Studios, Tokyo, Japan

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Budget:

JPY 100,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The Japanese Zero fighters at the battle of Midway are painted green. During 1942, all Zeroes of the Japanese navy were painted white. It was not until 1943 that they would be painted green. See more »

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Edited into Midway (1976) See more »

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