Dun Huang


2h 23m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Romantic historical drama about a scholar in the wartime 11th century Chinese kingdom of Xia.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dun-Huang, Tonko
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Imagica
Distribution Company
Dentsu; Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK); Toho-Towa Company
Location
Gobi Desert, Mongolia; Lanzhou, China; Dunhuang, China; Beijing, China

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 23m

Synopsis

Romantic historical drama about a scholar in the wartime 11th century Chinese kingdom of Xia.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dun-Huang, Tonko
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Imagica
Distribution Company
Dentsu; Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK); Toho-Towa Company
Location
Gobi Desert, Mongolia; Lanzhou, China; Dunhuang, China; Beijing, China

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 23m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States April 1989

Released in United States May 1988

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 1988.

Shown at Japanese Academy Awards Show April 1989.

Began shooting May 20, 1987.

Completed shooting February 1988.

At a reported 4.5 billion yen, this is the most expensive Japanese film ever made.

Released in United States April 1989 (Shown at Japanese Academy Awards Show April 1989.)

Released in United States May 1988 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 1988.)