About

A Japanese pacifist and socialist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan.

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Directed by

Masaki Kobayashi

Written by

Masaki Kobayashi (Screenplay)
Jumpei Gomikawa (Novel)
Zenzô Matsuyama (Screenplay)

Runtime

206 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

The Immortal Story

Cast

Keywords

snow world war ii japan chinese soldier shallow grave escape from prison fascism conscientious objector mandarin ore mine