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Burmese Harp (Biruma no Tategoto) (1956)

Burmese Harp
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Rentaro Mikuni Rentaro Mikuni
Captain Inouye
Shôji Yasui Shôji Yasui
Mizushima
Taketoshi Naitô Taketoshi Naitô
Kobayashi
Shunji Kasuga Shunji Kasuga
Maki
Keishichi Nakahara Keishichi Nakahara
Takagi
Toshiaki Itô Toshiaki Itô
Hashimoto


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Burmese Harp (1956)

5 years, 5 months ago at Mar 6 21:24
The dramatic action takes place in Burma (Burma) in July 1945. The main action takes place in the POW camp in the town of Mudon, its surroundings and surrounding roads. The main characters are the soldier Mizushima (Yasui), fond of playing the Burmese Harp (musical instrument simple, handcrafted, which consists of 12 strings), Captain Inouye (Mikuni), commanding the platoon to which it belongs and... read more
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Description: July, 1945: Japan's army is on the run. A platoon in Burma sings to keep its spirit up. Inspiration comes from their self-taught lute player, Mizushima. At war's end, while they await repatriation at Mudon prison camp, Mizushima is sent to convince a Japanese company dug into a mountain that it must surrender. He fails, the British attack, many die, and his companions fear he's been killed. However, he has survived and disguised himself as a Buddhist priest. En route to Mudon to join his comrades, the frequent sight of dead Japanese soldiers overwhelms him. He vows to live a life of prayer, burying bones and bodies; his friends ... (more)
Release date: 28 April 1967
Tags: WWII (4), 1950s (4), Harp (4), Buddhism (4), Parrot (4), Burma (4), Japan (4), Japanese (4), Religion (3), Monk (3), Vulture (3), Funeral (3), Temple (3), Burial (3), Drama (3), Surrender (2), Cremation (2), 1956 (2), War (2), Illness (1)
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