Nippon tanjô (1959)

  |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama


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The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne, but Otomo, the Emperor's vassal, prefers Ouso's ... See full summary »

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15 February 1999 | Horror Fan
An epic three-hour long film about the birth of Japan.
The Japanese equivalent of 1956's The Ten Comandments. A lot of this features nomads wondering around in a desert on camels. Then there's Toshiro Mifune, who slays a hydra-esque dragon at the end. As usual, Toshiro Mifune is great. This is a great movie, with an excellent Ifukube score and Tsuburaya special effects but this is just too darn long and slow paced, it's really a chore to sit through. I still recommend it though.

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Genres

Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Release Date:

20 December 1960

Language

Japanese


Country of Origin

Japan

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