125 Years Memory (海難1890, Kainan 1890) is a 2015 drama film directed by Mitsutoshi Tanaka and written by Eriko Komatsu. A Japanese-Turkish co-production, the film was released in Japan by Toei on December 5, 2015 and in Turkey by Mars on December 25, 2015. Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in the film: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals from Iran in 1985. By making this film about friendship and compassion, the initiators intended to contribute to world peace. The film received ten nominations at the 39th Japan Academy Film Prize, including Best Film and Best Director, winning the awards for Best Art Direction and Best Sound Recording.

  1. Mitsutoshi Tanaka


  2. Eriko Komatsu


Top Billed Cast

  1. Masaaki Uchino

    Masaaki Uchino

    Motosada Tamura

  2. Kenan Ece

    Kenan Ece

    Mustafa / Murat

  3. Shiori Kutsuna

    Shiori Kutsuna

    Haru / Harumi

  4. Alican Yücesoy

    Alican Yücesoy


  5. Yukiyoshi Ozawa

    Yukiyoshi Ozawa

    Gentaro Fujimoto

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125 Years Memory
125 Years Memory



Original Title 海難1890

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 5, 2015


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 12m

Budget -

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