Come and enjoy the spectacular World of Japanese Cinema at The Japan Foundation, New Delhi.
The Theme of the month is “Yasushi Inoue’s Historical Epics come to life on the Big Screen”
Director: Junya SATO
Duration: 125 Minutes
Date : 18th Apr., 2015
Time : 14:00
Venue : The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
This film is a historical account about a Japanese sailor shipwrecked in Russia, who meets Catherine the Great. Set during the Edo period, it is about Kodayu, whose ship gets blown off course and lands on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Along the way to Saint Petersburg, Kodayu learns Russian and befriends a local scholar, who accompanies him on his exhausting journey. Ten years later, when he returns to Japan, he is immediately jailed. Will the hero be put to death?
©1992 Daiei, Dentsu