Typhoon Over Nagasaki

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Typhoon Over Nagasaki
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Directed by Yves Ciampi
Written by Jean-Charles Tacchella
Zenzô Matsuyama
Annette Wademant
Yves Ciampi
Produced by Jacques Bar
Raymond Froment
Kuratarô Takamura
Starring Danielle Darrieux
Jean Marais
Keiko Kishi
Gert Fröbe
Cinematography Henri Alekan
Edited by Roger Dwyre
Music by Chuji Kinoshita
Cila Films
Doxa Films
Distributed by Pathé Consortium Cinéma
Release date
6 February 1957
Running time
115 minutes
Box office2,974,430 admissions (France) [1]

Typhoon Over Nagasaki (French: Typhon sur Nagasaki) is a 1957 French-Japanese romantic drama film directed by Yves Ciampi and starring Danielle Darrieux, Jean Marais, Keiko Kishi and Gert Fröbe. [2] [3]


It was shot in Japan in Nagasaki, Hiroshima and Osaka. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Robert Gys and Kisaku Itô.


Pierre Marsac, a French engineer working at the Nagasaki shipbuilding yards is in love with a young local woman Noriko Sakurai. However, when he encounters a former lover, the journalist Françoise Fabre he drifts apart from Noriko. Tragedy strikes when a typhoon overwhelms the region.


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  1. "Box Office Figures for Jean Marais films". Box Office Story.
  2. Typhon sur Nagasaki (1957) at the Films de France
  3. Parish p.361