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Josef von Sternberg

Saga of Anatahan (Anatahan)

Edition 1980
91' - 1953 - War, Historical, Drama - Dialogue: English, Japanese
Director: Josef von Sternberg Composer: Akira Ifukube With: Akemi Negishi, Tadashi Suganuma, Kisaburo Sawamura
June 1944. A group of Japanese sailors and soldiers end up on Anatahan, an isolated island, after their boats are sunk by US planes. The island is not deserted: a man and his wife live there. He is not pleased to see them and she and her beauty will test the group's discipline, cohesion and selflessness.

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Credits

Director

Josef von Sternberg

Composer

Akira Ifukube

With

Akemi Negishi, Tadashi Suganuma, Kisaburo Sawamura

Scenario

Josef von Sternberg

Director of Photography

Kôzô Okazaki, Josef von Sternberg

Editor

Mitsuzô Miyata

Producer

Kazuo Takimura

More information

Dialogue

English, Japanese

Countries of production

Japan

Screenplay based on

"Anatahan" (Michiro Maruyama)

Year

1953

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