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影武者

PG

26 Apr 1980

3 hr

Action, Drama, History, War

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When a warlord dies, a peasant thief is called upon to impersonate him, in order to protect his clan from appearing weak and vulnerable. But he finds himself haunted by the warlord’s spirit as well as his own ambitions.

Details

Status: Released
Also known as: Kagemusha
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 3 nominations.

Production

Tomoyuki Tanaka (Executive Producer)
George Lucas (Executive Producer)
Francis Ford Coppola (Executive Producer)
Akira Kurosawa (Producer · Executive Producer)

Writing

(Screenplay)
(Screenplay)

Production Companies

Toho Company, Ltd.

Acting

Tatsuya Nakadai (as Shingen Takeda · Kagemusha)
Tsutomu Yamazaki (as Nobukado Takeda)
Jinpachi Nezu (as Sohachiro Tsuchiya)
Takashi Shimura (as Taguchi Gyobu)
Kenichi Hagiwara (as Katsuyori Takeda)
Hideji Ôtaki (as Masakage Yamagata)
Daisuke Ryû (as Nobunaga Oda)
Masayuki Yui (as Ieyasu Tokugawa)
Kaori Momoi (as Otsuyanokata)
Mitsuko Baisho (as Oyunokata)
Hideo Murota (as Nobufusa Baba)
Kôji Shimizu (as Katsusuke Atobe)
Takayuki Shiho (as Masatoyo Naito)
Noboru Shimizu (as Masatane Hara)
Sen Yamamoto (as Nobushige Oyamada)
Shuhei Sugimori (as Masanobu Kosaka)
Kota Yui (as Takemaru)
Yasuhito Yamanaka (as Ranmaru Mori)
Kumeko Otowa (as Takemaru's Nurse)
Tetsuo Yamashita (as Nagahide Niwa)
Kai Atô (as Zenjiro Amemiya)
Takashi Ebata (as Monk)
Hiroshi Shimada (as Jingoro Hara)
Yu Shimaka (as Jingoro Hara)
Toshiaki Tanabe (as Kugutsushi)
Yoshimitsu Yamaguchi (as Salt Vendor)
Eiichi Kanakubo (as Kenshin Uesugi)
Akihiko Sugizaki (as Noda Castle Soldier)
Norio Matsui (as Tadatsugu Sakai)
Yasushi Doshida (as Kazumasa Ishikawa)
Nobaru Sone (as Heihachiro Honda)
Kamatari Fujiwara (as Doctor)
Francis Selleck (as Priest)

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