The Giant

Kyojinden (Original title)

1938 Drama, History

About

Japanese adaptation of LES MISERABLES.
The last film of director Itami took inspiration from Les Miserables. Transpiring during the Southwestern War of 1877 in Japan, which was the last civil war in the country, a criminal escapes prison only to be found by a monk. The criminal decides to turn a new leaf based on their conversation and goes on to become a town's mayor. He hears news of a mi...

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Directed by

Mansaku Itami

Written by

Victor Hugo (Novel)
Mansaku Itami (Writer)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast