Biruma no tategoto The Burmese harp /

"An Imperial Japanese Army regiment surrenders to British forces in Burma at the close World War II and finds harmony through song. A private, thought to be dead, stumbles upon spiritual enlightenment disguising himself as a Buddhist monk ... An eloquent meditation on beauty coexisting with dea...

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Corporate Authors: Janus Films.
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha.

Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Ichikawa, Kon, 1915-2008.
Takagi, Masayuki, 1906-1978.

Wada, Natsuto, 1920-1983.

Mikuni, Rentarō, 1923-2013.

Yasui, Shōji, 1928-2014.

Rayns, Tony.

Takeyama, Michio, 1903-1984.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:Japanese
English
Published:[Irvington, N.Y.] : Janus Films : Criterion Collection, c2007.
Edition:Standard format (1.33:1)
Series:Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 379.
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Table of Contents:
  • Battalion song
  • "All clear"
  • Unexpected reception
  • "Home, Sweet Home"
  • Mizushima's mission
  • Thirty minutes
  • MIA
  • Priest
  • "Burma is the Buddha's country"
  • Burning the dead
  • Poor souls
  • "I know now. . ."
  • Burmese ruby
  • "That's how Mizushima played it"
  • Parrot speaks
  • White box
  • Inside the Buddha
  • Old woman honors a request
  • Song of farewell
  • Other parrot
  • Returning home
  • "My captain and brothers at arms"
  • Penitent wanderer always.