Rhapsody in August

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Overview

The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer. She learns of a long-lost brother, Suzujiro, living in Hawaii who wants her to visit him before he dies.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Writer

  2. Ishirô Honda

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Gere

    Richard Gere

    Clark (Kane's Nephew)

  2. SM

    Sachiko Murase

    Kane (The Grandmother)

  3. HI

    Hisashi Igawa

    Tadao

  4. Narumi Kayashima

    Narumi Kayashima

    Machino

  5. Tomoko Ôtakara

    Tami

  6. Mitsunori Isaki

    Mitsunori Isaki

    Shinjiro

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Facts

Original Title 八月の狂詩曲

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 20, 1991
    Theatrical

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