Tokkan (1975)


Introduction

Tokkan, also known as Battle Cry and Go for Broke, is a 1975 action, comedy film by director Kihachi Okamoto.

Outline

During the military phase of the Meiji Restoration of 1868, Sentaro joins a local militia loyal to the Tokugawa Shogunate in order to fight Imperial troops. But Sentaro’s friendship with a pickpocket, who switches sides whenever it suits his needs, leads to complications that could cost Sentaro his life as they infiltrate enemy lines.

Cast

  • Yûsuke Okada
  • Hiroko Isayama.
  • Kyû Sakamoto.
  • Tatsuya Nakadai.
  • Masao Imafuku.
  • Shin Ibuki.
  • Hiroshi Hasegawa.
  • Hideyo Amamoto.
  • Sachio Sakai.
  • Teruaki Ono.
  • Ren Yamamoto.
  • Koichi Kitami.
  • Naoya Kusakawa.
  • Ichirô Nakatani … Narrator.
  • Katsumi Muramatsu.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Kihachi Okamoto.
  • Producer(s): Yusuke Okada.
  • Writer(s): Kihachi Okamoto.
  • Music: Masaru Sato.
  • Cinematography: Daisaku Kimura.
  • Editor(s): Yoshitami Kuroiwa.
  • Production: Art Theatre Guild (ATG) and Kihachi Productions.
  • Distributor(s):
    • East West Classics (1986) (USA) (all media) (subtitled).
    • Toho Company (all media).
  • Release Date: 15 March 1975 (Japan) and 11 May 1977 (US).
  • Running time: 93 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Japan.
  • Language: Japanese.

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