Cast & Crew
Romantic historical drama about a scholar in the wartime 11th century Chinese kingdom of Xia.
Yoshihiro Yuki Ma
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.)