The Adventures of Sun Wu Kung (1959)

04/19/1959 (JP) AdventureFantasy 1h 38m
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The mythical adventures of the legendary Chinese trickster Monkey, who must outwit a variety of wily demons who stand in the way of him and his fellow Buddhist travelers. Though portrayed as a literal, if rather anthropomorphized, monkey in the original legends, this film substitutes the spindly comic actor Norihei Miki, sans makeup.

  1. Kajirō Yamamoto

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Wu Cheng'en

    Novel

  3. Takeo Murata

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Norihei Miki

    Norihei Miki

    Sun Wu Kung

  2. Reiko Dan

    Reiko Dan

    Pon, messenger of the Goddess of Mercy

  3. Yasuko Nakata

    Yasuko Nakata

    Queen of the spiders

  4. Kaoru Yachigusa

    Kaoru Yachigusa

    Tsui Lan, the maiden in distress

  5. Nobuo Chiba

    Pa Chieh, the pig

  6. Fumie Noguchi

  7. Fukutarô Ichikawa

    San Tsang, the holy man

  8. Michiyo Yokoyama

    Michiyo Yokoyama

  9. Zeko Nakamura

    Zeko Nakamura

    Wu Ching, the water spirit

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The Adventures of Sun Wu Kung

Original Title 孫悟空

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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