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The Youth and His Amulet (1961)

Gen to fudômyô-ô (original title)
Gen is a lonely orphan boy. His sole sense of companionship comes from an imaginary friend, the god Prince Fudo-Myo. Prince Fudo-Myo comes to the boy's rescue in times of difficulty.

Director:

Hiroshi Inagaki

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toru Koyanagi Toru Koyanagi ... Gen
Hisako Sakabe Hisako Sakabe ... Gen's sister
Toshirô Mifune ... Fudo-Myo (Immovable Bright King)
Chishû Ryû
Yôsuke Natsuki Yôsuke Natsuki
Minoru Chiaki
Nobuko Otowa
Mie Hama
Yoshio Kosugi Yoshio Kosugi
Bokuzen Hidari
Kenzô Tabu Kenzô Tabu
Akira Tani Akira Tani
Yutaka Sada
Ikio Sawamura Ikio Sawamura
Noriko Sengoku Noriko Sengoku
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Storyline

Gen is a lonely orphan boy. His sole sense of companionship comes from an imaginary friend, the god Prince Fudo-Myo. Prince Fudo-Myo comes to the boy's rescue in times of difficulty.

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Fantasy

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 March 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gen and Acala See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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