SKU 5946

FIRES ON THE PLAIN (Nobi) (1959) * with switchable English subtitles *

Kon Ichikawa Eiji Funakoshi ... Tamura Osamu Takizawa Osamu Takizawa ... Yasuda Mickey Curtis Mickey Curtis ... Nagamatsu Hikaru Hoshi Hikaru Hoshi ... Soldier MantarĂ´ Ushio MantarĂ´ Ushio ... Sergeant Masaya Tsukida Masaya Tsukida ... Soldier Yasushi Sugita Yasushi Sugita ... Soldier Yoshihiro Hamaguchi Yoshihiro Hamaguchi ... Officer

An agonizing portrait of desperate Japanese soldiers stranded in a strange land during World War II, Fires on the Plain is a compelling descent into psychological and physical oblivion. Denied hospital treatment for tuberculosis and cast off into the unknown, Private Tamura treks across an unfamiliar Philippine landscape, encountering an increasingly debased cross section of Imperial Army soldiers, who eventually give in to the most terrifying craving of all.

DVD-R is in Japanese with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 104 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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