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The Burmese Harp (1985)

Biruma no tategoto (original title)
After becoming separated from his platoon, a Japanese soldier dons a Buddhist monk's robe and tends to the bodies of the many war casualties strewn across the countryside.

Director:

Kon Ichikawa

Writers:

Michio Takeyama (novel), Natto Wada
2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kôji Ishizaka Kôji Ishizaka ... Cmdr. Inoue
Kiichi Nakai ... Pvt. Mizushima
Takuzô Kawatani Takuzô Kawatani ... Sgt. Ito
Atsushi Watanabe Atsushi Watanabe ... Pvt. Kobayashi
Fujio Tokita Fujio Tokita ... Old Man
Tanie Kitabayashi Tanie Kitabayashi ... Old Woman
Bunta Sugawara ... Platoon Commander
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After becoming separated from his platoon, a Japanese soldier dons a Buddhist monk's robe and tends to the bodies of the many war casualties strewn across the countryside.

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

20 July 1985 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Biruma no tatekoto See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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