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Masahiro Shinoda

Maihime

Edition 1990
123' - 1989 - Drama - Dialogue: German, Japanese
Director: Masahiro Shinoda Composer: Cong Su With: Hiromi Gô, Lisa Wolf, Brigitte Grothum
In 1885, young Toyotaro Oota, a medical student who dreams of joining the Western elite, is sent to study in Germany. At the Japanese embassy In Benin, he meets the new military attache, Wasaburo Fukushlma, who intends to make his power felt, even controlling the private lives of the Japanese students there. Discovering Elis, sunk in despair by the river because of her father's death and the imminent state of poverty, he comforts her and gives her his pocket watch to pawn. As their relationship develops, Toyotaro drops his official status and remains In Berlin as a private citizen...

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Credits

Director

Masahiro Shinoda

Composer

Cong Su

With

Hiromi Gô, Lisa Wolf, Brigitte Grothum

Scenario

Masahiro Shinoda, Hans Borgelt, Ogai Mori

Director of Photography

Jürgen Jürges, Kazuo Miyagawa

Editor

Barbara Hiltmann

More information

Dialogue

German, Japanese

Countries of production

Japan, West Germany

Screenplay based on

Naar Ogai Mori

Year

1989

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