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Hi no Tori (film)

Hi no Tori
Directed byKon Ichikawa
Screenplay byShuntarō Tanikawa
Story byOsamu Tezuka
Based on"Dawn" from Phoenix
Produced byKiichi Ichikawa
Kunihiko Murai
StarringTomisaburo Wakayama
Toshinori Omi
Masao Kusakari
Mieko Takamine
Ken Tanaka
Mitsuko Kusabue
Masaya Oki
Tatsuya Nakadai
CinematographyKiyoshi Hasegawa
Edited byMichiko Ikeda
Chizuko Osada
Music byJun Fukamachi
Michel Legrand
Production
companies
Firebird Productions
Tezuka Productions
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • August 19, 1978 (1978-08-19) (Japan)
Running time
137 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Hi no Tori (Japanese: 火の鳥, Hepburn: Hi no Tori) is a 1978 Japanese jidaigeki film written and directed by Kon Ichikawa. It is based on the "Dawn" storyline from Osamu Tezuka's manga of the same title.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Himiko, the queen of Yamatai, orders her subordinates to search for the Phoenix, which is said to have eternal life for those who drinks its blood.[8]

Cast

References

  1. ^ "火の鳥". Agency for Cultural Affairs 日本映画情報. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  2. ^ "火の鳥". 映倫. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  3. ^ "火の鳥". みるプラス. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  4. ^ "火の鳥". kotobank. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  5. ^ "火の鳥". 市川コンcom. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  6. ^ "火の鳥". Kinema Junpo. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  7. ^ "手塚作品の実写化は至難 若山"猿田彦"はお見事!――春日太一の木曜邦画劇場". 週刊文春オンライン. Retrieved August 14, 2021.
  8. ^ "火の鳥". 映画. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
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