Kaigenrei (1973)

Genres - Drama, Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
  • AllMovie Rating
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

This black-and-white Japanese movie examines the tortured life and death of the militaristic writer Kitta, who wrote a book leading to a quelled army uprising and was himself executed. The book served as the blueprint for Japanese militarism in the '30s and '40s. A complex man, he was not, perhaps, as consistent in his principles as the equally tortured post-war militarist and writer, Yukio Mishima.



politics, execution, torture, writing