Dreams of Russia


1992

Brief Synopsis

Film based on the true story of Koudayu Daikokuya, a Japanese merchant who was shipwrecked in Russia 200 years ago. After being adrift for 8 months, Koudayu washed ashore and stayed in Russia for 10 years. After meeting Queen Ekaterina II, he returned to Japan through Siberia, and was officially sil

Film Details

Also Known As
Dream of Russia, The, Oroshiyakoku Suimutan
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Dentsu
Distribution Company
Toho Company Ltd.
Location
Leningrad, Soviet Union; Irkutsk, Soviet Union; Daiei Studio, Japan; Okujiri Island, Hokkaido, Japan; Yakutsk, Soviet Union

Synopsis

Film based on the true story of Koudayu Daikokuya, a Japanese merchant who was shipwrecked in Russia 200 years ago. After being adrift for 8 months, Koudayu washed ashore and stayed in Russia for 10 years. After meeting Queen Ekaterina II, he returned to Japan through Siberia, and was officially silenced for life due to the country's fiercely imposed isolationism.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dream of Russia, The, Oroshiyakoku Suimutan
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Dentsu
Distribution Company
Toho Company Ltd.
Location
Leningrad, Soviet Union; Irkutsk, Soviet Union; Daiei Studio, Japan; Okujiri Island, Hokkaido, Japan; Yakutsk, Soviet Union

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Miscellaneous Notes

Began shooting April 5, 1991.

Completed shooting December 1991.

Made with the cooperation of Lenfilm (USSR), Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co and Daiei Eizo Films Inc.