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Directed by Cellin Gluck
Cinematography Garry Waller
Director Cellin Gluck
Distributor Toho Co., Ltd.
Music by Naoki Sato
Initial release 13 October 2015 (Kaunas)
Music director Naoki Sato
Languages Japanese, English
|Produced by Nobuyuki Iinuma
Written by Tetsuo Kamata Hiromichi Matsuo
Starring Toshiaki Karasawa Koyuki
Cast Toshiaki Karasawa, Koyuki, Borys Szyc, Agnieszka Grochowska, Fumiyo Kohinata
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persona non grata trailer
Persona Non Grata (杉原千畝 スギハラチウネ) is a 2015 Japanese historical drama. It depicts a life of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara who was appointed a vice-consul and later a consul in Lithuania and served there from 1939 to 1940 and who saved lives of some 6,000 Jewish refugees by issuing transit visas to Japanese Empire.
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- Persona non grata official trailer in cinemas 28 april 2016
Even though most of the film is set in Interwar Lithuania, various places in Poland were chosen for filming.
Persona non grata official trailer in cinemas 28 april 2016
Chiune Sugihara (Toshiaki Karasawa) is a Japanese diplomat working in Lithuania. During World War II, he attempts to save many Jews from Nazi Germany by issuing transit visas to Japan. The film depicts Sugihara's life from the period when he was a student in Waseda University.
The North American premiere was part of the 2016 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) with five screenings, one each at five of the festival venues. The first screening was 31 January 2016 at SCADshow.
The film grossed US$1.2 million on its opening weekend in Japan.