The Burmese Harp
In the War’s closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.
The Burmese Harp review by Soap2day
The Burmese Harp immerses the viewer in the atmosphere perfectly created by the director.
For all the 116 minutes this movie is running, there is not a minute that will be wasted watching it.
When it comes to movies of the genre Drama, Music, War, this film immediately comes to mind.
One of the best movies of 1956, combining all the experience of the film industry of the past years.
Kon Ichikawa, Toshio Masuda`s work is beautiful in its originality.
The play of the amazing actors as Hiroshi Tsuchikata, Jun Hamamura, Keishichi Nakahara, Kô Nishimura, Rentarô Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Shunji Kasuga, Taketoshi Naitô, Tomio Aoki, Toshiaki Ito deserves the highest praise!
Duration: 117 min
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%