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The salt of the earth, Gunpei Yamamuro (2017)

107 min | Biography, History

Historical drama set in the tumultuous Meiji period about Yamamuro Gunpei, who devoted his life to saving others, and his comrades. Directed by Tojo Masatoshi of 9/10. Born into a poor farming family in Okayama, Gunpei (Morioka Ryu) was ...See moreHistorical drama set in the tumultuous Meiji period about Yamamuro Gunpei, who devoted his life to saving others, and his comrades. Directed by Tojo Masatoshi of 9/10. Born into a poor farming family in Okayama, Gunpei (Morioka Ryu) was adopted by pawnbroker's family at age nine and went off on his own at age fifteen. His dream of becoming a person who can help others leads him to Tokyo, where he encounters Christianity and becomes convinced that it is the best way to save others. He continues pursuing his own path, overcoming hardships and his own ambivalence along the way. Written by JFDB See less
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Masatoshi Tôjô (as Masatoshi Tojo)
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Updated Oct 17, 2017

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Jun 7, 2019 (United States)

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Ryû Morioka
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Miwako Wagatsuma
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