Akatsuki no Dassō

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Akatsuki no Dassō
Directed bySenkichi Taniguchi
Produced byTomoyuki Tanaka[1]
Screenplay by
Story byYasujiro Tamura[1]
Starring
Music byFumio Hayasaka[1]
CinematographyAkira Mimura[1]
Production
company
Distributed byShintoho
Release date
  • 8 January 1950 (1950-01-08) (Japan)
Running time
116 minutes[1]
CountryJapan

Akatsuki no Dassō (暁の脱走, lit. Escape at Dawn) is a 1950 Japanese film which revolves around a tragic affair between a soldier involved in the Manchurian campaign and a prostitute.

The film received two awards at the Mainichi Film Concours and was later remade by Seijun Suzuki at Nikkatsu.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

Mikami, a Japanese soldier serving in China, is captured by Chinese forces. Although he is able to escape, he is treated with contempt by his peers. After falling in love with a prostitute named Harumi, she convinces him to desert the army and live with her.

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Release[edit]

Akatsuki no Dassō was released in Japan on 8 January 1950 where it was distributed by Shintoho.[1]

Reception[edit]

Akatsuki no Dassō received two awards at the Mainichi Film Concours: Best Cinematography and Best Sound.[1]

References[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Galbraith IV 2008, p. 77.

Sources[edit]

  • Galbraith IV, Stuart (2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 1461673747.


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