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Barefoot Gen (1976 film)

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Language  Japanese
Director  Tengo Yamada
Country  Japan
Barefoot Gen (1976 film) movie poster
Release date  January 24, 1976 (1976-01-24)
Writer  Tengo Yamada (screenplay), Keiji Nakazawa (manga)

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Barefoot Gen (はだしのゲン, Hadashi no Gen) is a 1976 Japanese war drama film, directed by Tengo Yamada based on the Japanese manga series of the same name. The film is set in 1945 and tells the story of the six-year-old boy Gen Nakaoka, living in Hiroshima around the time of the US atomic bombing of the city.

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Cast

  • Kenta Sato as "Gen Nakaoka", Barefoot Gen, the protagonist of the story.
  • Rentarō Mikuni as "Daikichi Nakaoka", Gen's father.
  • Sachiko Hodari as "Kimie Nakaoka", Gen's mother.
  • Yotaro Komatsu as "Koji Nakaoka", Gen's eldest brother.
  • Chizuko Iwahara as "Eiko Nakaoka", Gen's elder sister.
  • Yukiya Minoshima as "Akira Nakaoka", Gen's elder brother.
  • Hirokazu Ishimatsu as "Shinji Nakaoka", Gen's younger brother.
  • Fumi Soganoya as "Denjiro Samejima"
  • Jun Shimada as "Boku-san"
  • Shinhei Sakamoto as teacher "Kishi"
  • Yuko Oseki as teacher "Osato"
  • Sakae Umezu as teacher "Hirose"
  • Akira Oizumi as teacher "Numata"
  • Shinji Maki as "Horikawa"
  • Awards

  • Best Director, 1976 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • References

    Barefoot Gen (1976 film) Wikipedia
    Barefoot Gen (1976 film) IMDb


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