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Kaneto Shindô

Chikuzan hitori tabi (The Life of Chicuzan)

119' - 1977 - Drama - Dialogue: Japanese
Director: Kaneto Shindô Composer: Hikaru Hayashi With: Ryûzô Hayashi, Nobuko Otowa, Mitsuko Baishô
After over 50 years of wandering up and down Japan, finally in the 1970s the rough-hewn blind shamisien player and folk-song collector named Chikuzan became a musical sensation. This biographical drama chronicles his wanderings and his life, with a particular focus on his humble beginnings as a peasant on a remote and arid island.

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Credits

Director

Kaneto Shindô

Composer

Hikaru Hayashi

With

Ryûzô Hayashi, Nobuko Otowa, Mitsuko Baishô

Scenario

Kaneto Shindô

Producer

Manabu Akashi, Setsuo Noto

More information

Dialogue

Japanese

Countries of production

Japan

Year

1977

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