About the film
Release Date: June 14, 2003
|Genres||:||War, History, Drama|
|Production Companies||:||Asmik Ace, Culture Publishers (CP), Fields, Hyôgen-sha, Imagica, Manfred Durniok Filmproduktion, Nippon Information Technology Consulting, NTC Corporation, OBIC, Toho Co., TV Asahi|
|Writers||:||Masahiro Shinoda, Robert Mandy|
A foreign spy using the Sorge alias is assigned to Tokyo the capital of Japan just prior to the outbreak of World War II and in the midst of the Japanese imperial ambitions in Eastern Asia. The spy becomes acquainted with a sympathetic communist who like he is attached to the ideals of freedom and rule of the masses. Sorge is able to feed the Soviet Union useful information regarding the Axis allies and their movements in Asia and beyond.