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Tonkô (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama | 31 January 1992 (USA)
In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who ... See full summary »

Director:

Jun'ya Satô

Writers:

Yasushi Inoue (story), Jun'ya Satô | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Toshiyuki Nishida Toshiyuki Nishida ... Zhu Wangli
Kôichi Satô Kôichi Satô ... Zhao Xingde
Anna Nakagawa Anna Nakagawa ... Tsurpia
Tsunehiko Watase Tsunehiko Watase ... Li Yuanhao
Takahiro Tamura ... Tsao Yanhui
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto
Daijirô Harada Daijirô Harada ... Weichi Kuang
Yoshiko Mita Yoshiko Mita ... Woman of Xixia
Yukio Ninagawa Yukio Ninagawa
Eisaku Shindô Eisaku Shindô
Mizuho Suzuki Mizuho Suzuki
Katsuhiko Watabiki Katsuhiko Watabiki
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Storyline

In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who becomes the favorite of his commander, Zhu Wangli. While sacking a fortress, Xingde discovers Tsurpia, princess of the Uighur. He hides her; they fall in love. When he's sent away to study Xixian, he leaves Tsurpia in Zhu's care, but returns to find her engaged to Li. Tragedy follows, and he and Zhu enter a pact to take revenge when Li arrives at Dun-Huang, the region's seat of learning and culture. Against overwhelming odds, they find a surprising way to leave a monument to their life and love. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Japan | China

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

31 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Silk Road See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$123,959
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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My life is there¡­¡­....
7 July 2003 | by JesmineSee all my reviews

Do you like desert? Have a special feeling in your heart when you see the yellow sand? I think it's not the actors,not the stories,which made me love this movie.Just because it is Dun Huang. My life is there¡­¡­


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