About the film
Thus Blew the Divine Wind
Release Date: August 11, 1944
|Production Companies||:||Daiei Film|
|Writers||:||Kan Kikuchi, Kennosuke Tateoka, Inosuke Matsuda|
Set in the late thirteenth century, Kakute kamikaze wa fuku (Thus Blew the Divine Wind, 1944) depicts an important historical event as the defense of southern Japan led by the Kono clan against the Mongol invasion in 1281. It features a full-scale hurricane destroying enemy ships, a cast of thousands to drown, and an all-star cast in the lead roles.