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Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion

Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion (1958)

Nichiren to moko daishurai

145 min

Country: Japan

Director: Kunio Watanabe

Actors: Chikage AwashimaGanjirô NakamuraJunko KanoKazuo HasegawaNaritoshi HayashiRaizô IchikawaRyûzô ShimadaShintarô KatsuShoji UmewakaYatarô Kurokawa

Genres: Action, Drama

Subtitle: English

2.45/ 5 2 votes
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Movie plot

During the 1200’s, legendary Buddhist monk Nichiren returns from his studies to lead Japan out of moral crisis and prepare to fight Mongol invaders by creating a new form of Buddhism. He runs afoul of the existing Buddhist sects and their government supporters and is persecuted. Can Nichiren persevere before the Mogol fleet reaches Japanese shores?

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