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A group of young Japanese men were secretly sent to England to study the science and engineering that Japan was lacking, and return after five years or so to sew the seeds for modernising ... See full summary »

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Shô Igarashi
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Credited cast:
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Yozo Yamao
Tetsuo Yamashita Tetsuo Yamashita ... Masaru inoue
Akifumi Miura Akifumi Miura ... Hirofumi ito
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Chinnery ... William Marshall
Michelle Duncan ... Emily
Takaaki Enoki Takaaki Enoki
Daijirô Harada Daijirô Harada
Yasutaka Hibino Yasutaka Hibino
Stefan Iancu ... Lars
Shigeru Izumiya Shigeru Izumiya
Yukiya Kitamura Yukiya Kitamura
Kaori Kuriyama Kaori Kuriyama
Calum MacPherson Calum MacPherson ... Napier
Nozomu Masuzawa Nozomu Masuzawa
Paul Ridley Paul Ridley ... Professor Williamson
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A group of young Japanese men were secretly sent to England to study the science and engineering that Japan was lacking, and return after five years or so to sew the seeds for modernising Japan. The Emperor would have had them executed if he had discovered what was occuring. The knowledge they returned with started Japan on the road it is still travelling. . Written by Andrew ludford

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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

10 February 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Chosyu Five See more »

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Romania See more »

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Carter Films See more »
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