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Mt. Tsurugidake (2009)

Tsurugidake: Ten no ki (original title)
In 1907, a group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan.


Daisaku Kimura


Jirô Nitta (novel), Daisaku Kimura (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
12 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Tadanobu Asano ... Shibasaki
Teruyuki Kagawa ... Uji
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Ikuta
Yukiyoshi Ozawa
Hisashi Igawa
Jun Kunimura ... Seiichiro Yaguchi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akinori Andô Akinori Andô ... Yuichi Hayashi
Hirofumi Arai ... Akira Ushiyama
Hikojirô Fujiwara Hikojirô Fujiwara
Kantarô Fujiwara Kantarô Fujiwara
Kenzaburô Fujiwara Kenzaburô Fujiwara
Yoshiko Fujiwara Yoshiko Fujiwara
Sayaka Fukita Sayaka Fukita
Ichirô Hashimoto Ichirô Hashimoto ... Seizaburo Yoshida
Mizuki Higuchi Mizuki Higuchi
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It is early twentieth century and two groups are setting out to scale and map Mount Tsurugidake in Toyama Prefecture of northern Japan. It is the last peak to be climbed by man. One group is from the Japanese army, while another group is comprised of amateur climbers and enthusiasts. The two have the same purpose and direction, but the climbs soon become a race. Written by aghaemi

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The directorial debut of Daisaku Kimura, age 70. See more »

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Release Date:

20 June 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Japan See more »


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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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