The Wild Sea

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The Wild Sea [1]
Directed byTokujirō Yamazaki
Screenplay byKei Hattori, Tetsuya Naoi
CinematographyTomoki Kasuga
Music bySei Ikeno
Shinjyu sha
Distributed by Nikkatsu
Release date
  • October 15, 1969 (1969-10-15)( Japan)
Running time
183 minutes [3]

The Wild Sea (Japanese: 荒い海, Hepburn: Arai Umi) is a 1969 Japanese Seafaring film directed by Tokujirō Yamazaki. [4] [5] [6] Planning took five years, [7] and it was filmed under Director Yamazaki over a one year and two month period. [8] [9]



Source: [1] Yōji Kitami is a young man who stands at the crossroads of his life. One day, Yōji meets his childhood friend Katsuyuki Shinoda by chance and Yōji gets on a whaling boat at the recommendation of Katsuyuki.


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