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Directed by:
Kon Ichikawa

Released on July 25 of 1962 in the USA, "Nobi" (also known as "Fires on the Plain", "Feuer im Grasland", "Fuochi nella pianura") is a Drama/War film directed by Kon Ichikawa . Eiji Funakoshi and Osamu Takizawa are starring, alongside Mickey Curtis, Mantarô Ushio, Kyu Sazanaka and Yoshihiro Hamaguchi.

Who directed "Nobi":

Nobi was directed by Kon Ichikawa, a Japanese director, writer, and producer.

Before directing Nobi, Kon Ichikawa had directed Kagi, released in 1959, Enjo (1958), Biruma no tategoto (1956). Since, he directed Jokyo, released in 1960, Toppo Jijo no botan senso (1967), Biruma no tategoto (1985), Inugamike no ichizoku (2006).

What was the release date of "Nobi":

Nobi was first released in the United States on Wednesday, July 25, 1962.. This was fifty-seven (57) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, April 11, 1961 in France; 1962 in Germany and on Tuesday, November 03, 1959 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Nobi":

At the casting of Nobi we find Eiji Funakoshi, previously seen in ; Osamu Takizawa (Rokunin no ansatsusha (1955), Gembaku no ko (1952)); Mickey Curtis () [ more... ]

What is the Storyline of "Nobi":

Set on the island of Leyte in the Philippines, in the winter of 1945, as Allied Forces cut the Imperial Japanese Army off from support and supplies. The Imperial Japanese army, with barely any weapons or ammunition, has been told to fight to the death.

Private Tamura, who is sick with tuberculosis has been told to commit suicide if unable to get help from a field hospital, and is given several yams. Tamura gets lost in a forest, and runs into a villager, who offers him food. When the villager tells [...]

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