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Gion matsuri (1968)

168 min | Drama

Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, bring together the warring clans and ...See moreShinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, bring together the warring clans and rampaging brigands in peaceful celebration. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Daisuke Itô | Tetsuya Yamanouchi (as Tetsuya Yamauchi)
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Updated Nov 23, 1968

Release date
Feb 12, 1969 (United States)
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Kinnosuke Nakamura
Shinkichi Shinkichi   See fewer
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Yûnosuke Itô
Akamatsu Akamatsu   See fewer
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Takahiro Tamura
Sukematsu Sukematsu   See fewer
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Takashi Shimura
Tsuneemon Tsuneemon   See fewer
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Eitarô Ozawa
Kadokura Kadokura   See fewer
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Tomo'o Nagai
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Orie Satô
Otsuru Otsuru   See fewer
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Masami Shimojô
Jumbei Yamashina (as Masami Shimojo) Jumbei Yamashina (as Masami Shimojo)   See fewer
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Ryôsuke Kagawa
Bunsuke Bunsuke   See fewer
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Hibari Misora
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Osamu Takizawa
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Junkô Tôda
Oyoshi (as Toshiko Sawa) Oyoshi (as Toshiko Sawa)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 15 votes