Director Hiroshi Inagaki
Music director Akira Ifukube
Genre Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
|Writer Ryuzo Kikushima, Toshio Yasumi|
Release date 1959 (1959)
Cast Toshirō Mifune (Prince Yamato Takeru), Takashi Shimura (Elder Kumaso), Setsuko Hara (Amaterasu, the Sun Goddess), Kinuyo Tanaka (Princess Yamato)
Similar movies Orochi - the Eight-Headed Dragon (1994)
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The Three Treasures (日本誕生, Nippon Tanjō, lit. Birth of Japan) is a 1959 Japanese film directed by Hiroshi Inagaki. The film is based on the legends Kojiki and Nihon Shoki and the origins of Shinto. The film was highest grossing film of 1959 for Toho that year and the second highest grossing domestic production in Japan of the year.
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The Three Treasures retells the story of the Yamata no Orochi legend, and features the great adventure of Susanoo as he fights the legendary serpent Orochi, in order to save the maidens of a village in the newly-formed Japanese country.
The Three Treasures was distributed theatrically in Japan by Toho on November 1, 1959. The film was Toho's most profitable film of the year and second highest grossing domestic film of 1959. The film was released in the United States by Toho International Company with English-language subtitles on December 20, 1960. This version of the film was cut to 112 minutes.
ReferencesThe Three Treasures Wikipedia
The Birth of Japan IMDb The Birth of Japan themoviedb.org