Emperor Meiji and General Nogi (1959)

11/01/1959 (JP) WarHistoryDrama 1h 44m
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In January 1904, the situation between Japan and Russia had grown tense. The Emperor Meiji is deeply concerned, for Russia has started to build an invincible fortress at Port Arthur, and the relations between two countries have become strained to breaking point. General Nogi has retired to the first reserve and is now a gentleman farmer, but he is prepared for sudden mobilization. Finally, Japan declares war against Russia and Emperor Meiji appoints General Nogi as the commander of the force to attack Port Arthur. However, in spite of several all-out attacks, the fortress is strong and the casualties increase among the Japanese. Because of these reverses, there are loud cries for a change in command. However, the Emperor places his confidence in General Nogi.

  1. Kiyoshi Komori

    Director

  2. Kennosuke Tateoka

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kanjūrō Arashi

    Kanjūrō Arashi

    Emperor Meiji

  2. Miyuki Takakura

    Empress Shôken

  3. Hiroshi Hayashi

    Hiroshi Hayashi

    General Nogi Maresuke

  4. Hikosaburo Kataoka

    Hikosaburo Kataoka

    Katsunori, Nogi's first son

  5. Keinosuke Wada

  6. Sachiko Murase

    Sachiko Murase

    Shizuko

  7. Toshiaki Konoe

    Toshiaki Konoe

  8. Yōichi Numata

    Yōichi Numata

    General Kodama Gentarô

  9. Shuntarô Emi

    Shuntarô Emi

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Emperor Meiji and General Nogi
Emperor Meiji and General Nogi

Original Title 明治大帝と乃木将軍

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Original Language Japanese

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