Heaven and Earth


1h 59m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Two 16th Century feudal warlords and their powerful armies battle for control of a united Japan.

Film Details

Also Known As
Heaven & Earth, Ten To Chi To, Tento Chito
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Alpha Cine; Dda Public Relations; Panavision, Ltd.
Distribution Company
NOVA ENTERTAINMENT/TRITON PICTURES; TRITON; Live Home Video; Nova Entertainment; Nova Entertainment; Toei Company, Ltd.
Location
Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Nara, Japan; Morely, Alberta, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Synopsis

Two 16th Century feudal warlords and their powerful armies battle for control of a united Japan.

Crew

Junichi Akatsu

Bestboy

Shinichi Arakawa

Assistant Editor

Bill Bannerman

Assistant Director (Canada)

Guy Bews

Stunts (Canada)

T J Bews

Assistant (To Tom Bews (Canada))

Tom Bews

Wrangler Coordinator (Canada)

Robert Bittner

Gaffer (Canada)

Stewart Bradley

Special Effects Supervisor

Ray Breckenridge

Assistant (To Tom Bews (Canada))

Jerry Bremner

Stunts (Canada)

Ryan Byrne

Stunts (Canada)

Yves Cameron

Stunts (Canada)

Dean Choe

Stunts (Canada)

Mike Crestejo

Stunts (Canada)

Georgee Cunningham

Assistant (To Tom Bews (Canada))

Norm Cuthbertson

Stunts (Canada)

Tom Dent-cox

Production Manager (Canada)

Joe A Dodds

Stunts (Canada)

John Dodds

Stunts (Canada)

Jim R Dunn

Stunts (Canada)

Tom Eirikson

Stunts (Canada)

Jim Finkbeiner

Stunts (Canada)

Jean Pierre Fournier

Other

Kazuhiko Fujiwara

Art Direction

Jason Glass

Stunts (Canada)

Reg Glass

Stunts (Canada)

Tom Glass

Stunts (Canada)

Dean Goodine

Assistant Property Master (Canada)

Miles Gorovich

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Tom Gray

Unit Publicist (Canada)

Alex Green

Stunts (Canada)

Marc Green

Property Master (Canada)

Tadaharu Hasegawa

Grip

Ivan Hawkes

Key Grip (Canada)

Shinichi Higashida

2nd Assistant Director

Hisao Inagaki

Art Department Assistant

Fumio Inoue

2nd Assistant Director

Ko Ishikawa

Music Producer

Minoru Ishiyama

2nd Assistant Camera

Dale Jahraus

2nd Assistant Camera (Canada)

Robert C. Jones

Editor

Haruki Kadokawa

Screenwriter

Haruki Kadokawa

Executive Producer

Haruki Kadokawa

Music Producer

Chogoro Kaionji

Source Material (From Novel)

Toshio Kamata

Screenwriter

Sekijo Kaneda

Titles

Yoshihiko Kawamura

Horse Wrangler

Yasuhide Kidota

2nd Assistant Director

Ken Kirzinger

Stunts (Canada)

Tetsuya Komuro

Music

Mikiko Koyama

Script Supervisor

Syuji Kuriyama

2nd Assistant Camera

Hiroshi Kuze

Other

Anisa Lalani

Assistant Production Manager (Canada)

Michael Langlois

Stunts (Canada)

Collin Leadlay

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Lynne Mackay

Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor (Canada)

David Allen Macleod

Catering Coordinator (Canada)

Douglas Macleod

Production Supervisor (Canada)

Yonezo Maeda

Director Of Photography

Hisao Maru

Associate Producer

Ian Matheson

Camera Operator (Canada)

Martin Mcinally

1st Assistant Camera (Canada)

Heather Meehan

Production Assistant (Canada)

Andy Mikita

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Mike Mitchell

Stunts (Canada)

Kenji Miyagawa

Production Manager

Marilyn Moyer

Production Accountant (Canada)

Atushi Nakamura

Sound Assistant

Mike Nichoson

Other

Yoshio Ninomiya

Wardrobe

Akihiro Nomoto

Bestboy

Noriyuki Obara

Bestboy

Mitsuru Ogawa

Bestboy

Takashi Ohashi

Production Consultant

Yutaka Okada

Producer

Murray Ord

Unit Manager (Canada)

Lyle Pambrun

Stunts (Canada)

Wendy Partridge

Costumes (Canada)

Wendy Partridge

Wardrobe Supervisor (Canada)

Dennis Pugh

Transportation Captain (Canada)

Bruce Robinson

Construction Coordinator (Canada)

Coleman Robinson

Transportation Coordinator (Canada)

Junichi Sakai

Production Manager

Masahiko Sakurai

2nd Assistant Director

Yuki Sato

Property Master

Greg Schlosser

Stunts (Canada)

Jody Scott

Assistant (To John Scott (Canada))

John Scott

Stunt And Horse Supervisor (Canada), Stunts (Canada)

Tetsuo Segawa

Sound

Yukiharu Seshimo

Art Department Assistant

Jim Shields

Stunts (Canada)

Yutaka Shimomura

Line Producer

Enid Sigurjonsson

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Warren Sims

Supervisor

Jim Stacey

2nd Assistant Camera (Canada)

Dave Stevens

Construction

Dawn Stofer-rupp

Stunts (Canada)

Maree Strachan

Other

Hiroshi Sugawara

Production Consultant

Akira Suziki

Editor

Hiroshi Takase

1st Assistant Camera

Seiichi Takayanagi

Bestboy

Shigeo Tamura

Makeup

Shigemitsu Tanaka

Horse Wrangler

Takao Tanaka

Art Department Assistant

Yoko Tashiro

Costume Designer

Hiroshi Tokuda

Production Designer

Yutaka Tsurumaki

Sound Assistant

Syogo Ueno

2nd Assistant Camera

Roger J. Vernon

Camera Operator (Canada)

Michael Vezina

Stunts (Canada)

Jane Thompson Vielleux

Medical Services Coordinator (Canada)

Lawrence Weinberg

Unit Publicist (Canada)

Rock Whitney

1st Assistant Camera (Canada)

Megu Whyte

Other

Brent Woolsey

Stunt Coordinator (Canada)

Brent Woolsey

Stunts (Canada)

Kazuo Yabe

Gaffer

Keiko Yagi

Other

Mitsuyuki Yakushiji

1st Assistant Director

Isao Yoshihara

Screenwriter

Kunihiro Yoshimi

Art Department Assistant

Cathy Yost

Production Coordinator (Canada)

Fusao Yuwaki

Sound Assistant

Greg Zenon

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Film Details

Also Known As
Heaven & Earth, Ten To Chi To, Tento Chito
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Alpha Cine; Dda Public Relations; Panavision, Ltd.
Distribution Company
NOVA ENTERTAINMENT/TRITON PICTURES; TRITON; Live Home Video; Nova Entertainment; Nova Entertainment; Toei Company, Ltd.
Location
Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Nara, Japan; Morely, Alberta, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter February 6, 1991

Released in United States February 8, 1991

Released in United States March 1, 1991

Expanded Release in United States March 22, 1991

Released in United States April 5, 1991

Released in United States on Video May 19, 1992

Released in United States September 3, 1990

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival September 3, 1990.

Actor Ken Watanabe was stricken with leukemia and was replaced by Takaai Enoki. 3,000 extras were employed on this project. This is the most expensive film produced by a Japanese production company.

Began shooting April 10, 1989.

Completed shooting early January 1990.

Re-released in Tokyo November 24, 1990.

Released in United States Winter February 6, 1991

Released in United States February 8, 1991 (San Francisco)

Released in United States March 1, 1991 (New York City)

Expanded Release in United States March 22, 1991

Released in United States April 5, 1991

Released in United States on Video May 19, 1992

Released in United States September 3, 1990 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival September 3, 1990.)