About the film
japan china manchuria russian army japanese army meiji period early 1900s russo-japanese war korea meiji restoration port arthur
Release Date: August 02, 1980
|Genres||:||War, Drama, History|
|Production Companies||:||Toei Company|
Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress of Port Arthur, one of the most strongly fortified positions in the world, during the Russo-Japanese War of (1904 - 1905). In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve officer who became commander of the platoon and later company. At the same time monitors the conduct of the army commander general Nogi (Tatsuya Nakadai), which was commissioned of the emperor Matsuhito (Toshirô Mifune) to the conquest of the fort.