Escape at Dawn

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Escape at Dawn

Escape at Dawn

Release Date: January 08, 1950

Year    :   1950
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Genres    :   War
Production Companies    :   Toho Co., Shintoho Company
Director    :   Senkichi Taniguchi
Producers    :   Tomoyuki Tanaka
Writers    :   Akira Kurosawa, Senkichi Taniguchi, Taijirô Tamura
RunTime    :   116 mins.

Mikami, a Japanese soldier, is captured by Chinese forces. Although able to escape, he is treated with contempt by his peers. After falling in love with a prostitute named Harumi, she convinces him to desert the army and live with her. Directed by Senkichi Taniguchi with a screenplay by Taniguchi and Akira Kurosawa and assistant direction by Ishiro Honda. Kurosawa's final credit as a screenwriter was removed from initial release due to various rewrites.

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