SKU 5674

ADVANCE PATROL (1957) * with switchable English subtitles *

Kazuo Mori Writers: Akira Kurosawa (earlier screenplay "Techiku odan sanbyaku ri"), Akira Kurosawa (screenplay) | 3 more credits » Stars: Kenji Sugawara, Yoshirô Kitahara, Ryûji Shinagawa

January 1905, Manchuria: The Russo-Japanese War has been going on for nearly a year. The Japanese have just dealt the Russians a notable blow by capturing Port Arthur. The end seems to be in sight, but the Japanese themselves are on the brink of collapse, as their manpower and resources are stretched to the full. Preparing for a final showdown with the Russians, the Japanese send Lieutenant Tatekawa and five soldiers on a recon mission. They are to go behind Russian lines and discover what the Russians' next step will be. 

DVD-r  is in Japanese with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 82 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!


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