The Burmese Harp [Biruma no tategoto]


Directed By: Kon Ichikawa

January 21, 1956 / Japanese English / 116 mins

In the War’s closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.

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IMDB Movie Page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049012

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Screened Semesters:

  • 1982 Winter

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