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The Burmese Harp

The Burmese Harp(1956)

Also Known As: Biruma no Tategoto | Harp of Burma |

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Brief Synopsis

A Japanese musician keeps up the spirits of his fellow soldiers as they flee Burma during World War II.

Cast & Crew

Kon Ichikawa Director
Rentaro Mikuni Captain Inouye
Shoji Yasui Private Mizushima
Tatsuya Mihashi Defense Commander
Yunosuke Ito Village Head
Rentaro Mikuni Narration
Minoru Yokoyama Director Of Photography
Michio Takeyama Screenwriter
Natto Wada Screenwriter
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1956 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Nikkatsu Corporation .....Production Company, Nikkatsu Corporation .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Public Media Inc. .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  Japan (JP)
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  • The Burmese Harp

    Jack 2014-02-04

    This is a great classic movie and with is a foreigner movie. I would recommend to people to watch it and understanding other culture. This movie have a... MORE>

  • Haunting

    Delving Eye 2014-02-04

    Affective anti-war drama, beautifully shot in black and white. Lead actor is wonderfully emotive with minimal gestures. Most ironic moment: a Japanese boy... MORE>

  • The Burmese Harp

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-07-19

    An affective anti-war film that was one of the first nominees in the Best Foreign Language film category in '56. The story revolves around a... MORE>