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Seen on: 04/04/2020

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Legacy of the 500,000 (1963)

Directed by Toshirō Mifune

Drama | Adventure

Most recently watched by sleestakk

Overview

During World War II Japan sends gold to the Phillipines. After the war, the gold is lost in the bay of Manille. Takeichi Matsuo, a former soldier is working now as a buisiness executive. He meets Mintsura Gunji the boss of a large company who offers him to go to the Philippines and bring back the gold.

Length 97 minutes

Actors

Toshirō Mifune | Mie Hama | Tatsuya Mihashi | Yoshio Tsuchiya | Yoshifumi Tajima | Yuriko Hoshi | Tatsuya Nakadai | Tsutomu Yamazaki | Sachio Sakai | Tetsu Nakamura | Keiko Yamada

Viewing Notes

Mifune day on DKUTV to celebrate his 100th birthday. Catching one I haven’t seen.

Damn this is really good! Mifune’s only directing work?! He’s great both in front and behind the camera. Solid story of how greed corrupts man every time.

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