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Tezuka Osamu no budda: Akai sabaku yo! Utsukushiku (2011)

2005 years ago in India, a boy named Siddhartha Gautama of the kingdom Shakya is born. When Siddhartha was born there was a prophecy that the boy would become a king of all the kingdoms. At... See full summary »

Director:

Kôzô Morishita

Writers:

Osamu Tezuka (manga), Reiko Yoshida (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hidetaka Yoshioka Hidetaka Yoshioka ... Siddhartha
Sayuri Yoshinaga Sayuri Yoshinaga ... Maya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tesshô Genda ... (voice)
Kiyokazu Kanze Kiyokazu Kanze ... King Suddhodana (voice)
Saburôta Kanze Saburôta Kanze ... (voice)
Tomoka Kurotani Tomoka Kurotani ... Malikka (voice)
Nana Mizuki Nana Mizuki ... Migaila (voice)
Ai Orikasa Ai Orikasa ... Young Siddhartha (voice)
Masato Sakai Masato Sakai ... Chapra (voice)
Takahiro Sakurai ... (voice)
Junko Takeuchi ... Young Chapra (voice)
Ikue Ôtani ... Tatta
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Storyline

2005 years ago in India, a boy named Siddhartha Gautama of the kingdom Shakya is born. When Siddhartha was born there was a prophecy that the boy would become a king of all the kingdoms. At that time various kingdoms were continuously raging wars with each other. When the boy attained puberty, he associated with people from the lower class like Migaila a girl who was known as a thief. Siddhartha began to have doubts about the strict class system even though he is raised in luxury as a future king. Later, the powerful kingdom of Kosala attacks the kingdom of Shakya. Both sides fight fiercely. The commander of Kosala's army is the general's son Chapra. He is thought of as the most brave soldier in the kingdom of Kosala. Chapra was actually born into slavery but hid his background. By the general's order he came all the way up into his current position. Chapra wants to make a successful career for himself and Siddhartha abondons his family's wealth to find Tao. These two opposite persons... Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 May 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Osamu Tezuka's Buddha: The Great Departure See more »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Followed by Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Budda - Owarinaki tabi (2014) See more »

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Suggested for both adults and children :D
8 February 2017 | by John K. ConcasSee all my reviews

A full-of-value epic story about the life of Shakyamuni Budda, a biographical personal version enjoyable both for who has already read the Osamu's manga and for who has not done. Good music, big atmosphere, optimal graphics. I bought the DVD of this first movie and I watched the second movie of the trilogy, and I am now waiting for the third one. Just a pity that it is available only in few languages. Not exactly as in the manga, the movie wants to bring to the screen an emotional show made by myth, action, spirituality and good dialogues. A great manga epopee translated in a digital alive creature. Definitively suggested for adults and children.


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