Dersu Uzala

Japan, 1975

Film
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A fascinating epic by veteran Japanese director, Kurosawa, about the struggle of hardy souls to chart the wilderness of Siberia around 1900. Remarkable photography and the performance of Munzuk as an old native hunter carry the film. Drawn from the autobiographical novels of a military explorer.

Credits

production company

Mosfilm

Duration

02:22:00:00

Production places
Japan
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017487

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Explorers

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Japan

History → Explorers

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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