The Burmese Harp

  • 1956
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

One of Kon Ichikawa's greatest films (ranking with his fine WW II drama FIRES ON THE PLAIN), this lyrical antiwar film is the picture that brought the brilliant Japanese director international renown. Private Mizushima (Shoji Yasui) is assigned to convince a Burmese unit of Japanese soldiers to surrender during the final days of WW II. When he is unsuccessful,...read more

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