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Director  Kon Ichikawa
Screenplay  Natto Wada
Language  Japanese
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure
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Country  Japan
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Writer  Kenichi Horie, Natto Wada
Release date  27 October 1963 (1963-10-27)
Music director  Toru Takemitsu, Yasushi Akutagawa
Cast  Yûjirô Ishihara (The Youth), Masayuki Mori (Youth's Father), Kinuyo Tanaka (Youth's Mother), Ruriko Asaoka (Youth's Sister), Hajime Hana (Youth's Friend)
Similar movies  Related Kon Ichikawa movies

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Alone Across the Pacific (太平洋ひとりぼっち, Taiheiyo hitori-botchi) is a 1963 color (Eastmancolor) Japanese adventure film directed by Kon Ichikawa. It was entered into the 1964 Cannes Film Festival.

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The film is based on the book Alone on the Pacific (USA title) (Kodoku), Kenichi Horie's account of his 1962 solo voyage across the Pacific, which was the first successful Transpacific solo voyage.

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Plot

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Yujiro Ishihara is a young yachtsman who impulsively decides to sail across the pacific to San Francisco. On the way he encounters a ship with American passengers. He talks to them in broken English and realises that he does not have a passport. On landing in San Francisco, he receives a hero's welcome, but is scolded by the Japanese consulate.

Cast

  • Yujiro Ishihara as The Youth
  • Masayuki Mori as Youth's Father
  • Kinuyo Tanaka as Youth's Mother
  • Ruriko Asaoka as Youth's Sister
  • Hajime Hana as Youth's Friend
  • Gannosuke Ashiya
  • Kojiro Kusanagi
  • Shirō Osaka
  • References

    Alone Across the Pacific Wikipedia
    Alone Across the Pacific IMDb Alone Across the Pacific themoviedb.org


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