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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959)

12 11/20/1959 (JP) WarDramaHistory 2h 58m

First Sequel of an Anti-War Masterpiece


Kaji is sent to the Japanese army labeled Red and is mistreated by the vets. Along his assignment, Kaji witnesses cruelties in the army and revolts against the abusive treatment against the recruit Obara. He also sees his friend Shinjô Ittôhei defecting to the Russian border, and he ends in the front to fight a lost battle against the Russian tanks division.

  1. Masaki Kobayashi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jumpei Gomikawa


  3. Zenzō Matsuyama


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tatsuya Nakadai

    Tatsuya Nakadai


  2. Michiyo Aratama

    Michiyo Aratama


  3. Kokinji Katsura

    Kokinji Katsura

    Sasa Nitôhei

  4. Jun Tatara

    Jun Tatara

    Hino Jun'i

  5. Michirô Minami

    Michirô Minami

    Yoshida Jôtôhei

  6. Kei Satō

    Kei Satō

    Shinjô Ittôhei

  7. Kunie Tanaka

    Kunie Tanaka

    Obara Nitôhei

  8. Ryôhei Uchida

    Ryôhei Uchida

    Hashitani Gunsô

  9. Kan Yanagiya

    Kan Yanagiya

    Tanoue Nitôhei

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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

Original Title 人間の條件 第3部望郷篇/第4部戦雲篇

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue -


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