The Silk Road (film)

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The Silk Road
The Silk Road.jpg
Directed by Junya Satō[1]
Written by Yasushi Inoue (story)
Junya Satō (screenplay)
Starring Toshiyuki Nishida
Music by Masaru Satō
Cinematography Akira Shiizuka
Edited by Akira Suzuki
Distributed by Toho
Release date
June 25, 1988
Running time
143 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

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.[2]

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The Silk Road was the number one Japanese film on the domestic market in 1988, earning ¥4.5 billion in distribution income.[3]

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  1. ^ Infobox data from 敦煌 (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-05-12.  and Dun-Huang (1988) on IMDb
  2. ^ "Awards for Dun-Huang (1988)" (in Japanese). Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Kako haikyū shūnyū jōi sakuhin 1988-nen" (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 

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