The salt of the earth, Gunpei Yamamuro (2017)

Chi no shio Yamamuro Gunpei haha no negai (original title)
Historical drama set in the tumultuous Meiji period about Yamamuro Gunpei, who devoted his life to saving others, and his comrades. Directed by Tojo Masatoshi of 9/10. Born into a poor ... See full summary »

Director:

Masatoshi Tôjô (as Masatoshi Tojo)

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Credited cast:
Ryû Morioka Ryû Morioka ... Gunpei Yamamuro
Miwako Wagatsuma Miwako Wagatsuma ... Kieko Yamamuro
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Historical drama set in the tumultuous Meiji period about Yamamuro Gunpei, who devoted his life to saving others, and his comrades. Directed by Tojo Masatoshi of 9/10. Born into a poor farming family in Okayama, Gunpei (Morioka Ryu) was adopted by pawnbroker's family at age nine and went off on his own at age fifteen. His dream of becoming a person who can help others leads him to Tokyo, where he encounters Christianity and becomes convinced that it is the best way to save others. He continues pursuing his own path, overcoming hardships and his own ambivalence along the way. Written by JFDB

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Biography | History

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Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Niimi, Okayama, Japan See more »

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Gendai Eigasha See more »
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