About the film
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Release Date: April 17, 1993
|Production Companies||:||Daiei Film, Tokuma Shoten, Kurosawa Production, DENTSU Music And Entertainment|
|Producers||:||Hisao Kurosawa, Hiroshi Yamamoto|
|Writers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Ishirō Honda, Hyakken Uchida|
Based on the life of Hyakken Uchida, a Japanese author and academic. The film opens with him resigning his job as a German professor at the onset of WWII. The story is told mostly in vignettes as he is cared for by former students in his old age.