The Silk Road (film)
|The Silk Road|
|Directed by||Junya Satō|
|Written by||Yasushi Inoue (story)|
Junya Satō (screenplay)
|Music by||Masaru Satō|
|Edited by||Akira Suzuki|
|June 25, 1988|
The Silk Road (Japanese: 敦煌 Hepburn: Tonkō), also known as Dun-Huang, is a 1988 Japanese film directed by Junya Satō. The movie was adapted from the 1959 novel Tun-Huang by Yasushi Inoue with the backdrop of the plotline being the Mogao Caves manuscript trove. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.
- Toshiyuki Nishida as Zhu Wangli
- Kōichi Satō as Zhao Xingde
- Anna Nakagawa as Tsurpia
- Tsunehiko Watase as Li Yuanhao
- Takahiro Tamura as Tsao Yanhui
The Silk Road was the number one Japanese film on the domestic market in 1988, earning ¥4.5 billion in distribution income.
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