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Kaze no Matasaburô - Garasu no manto (1989)

| Drama, Fantasy | 1989 (Japan)
This beautiful tale is set in a small mountain village in the early 1920s. Fatherless Karin, who lives alone with her ailing mother, meets and befriends Saburo Takada, nicknamed "Mata ... See full summary »

Director:

Shun'ya Itô

Writers:

Shun'ya Itô, Kenji Miyazawa (novel) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Toshiyuki Amagasa Toshiyuki Amagasa ... Kasuke
Fumi Dan Fumi Dan ... Karin's mother
Misato Hayase Misato Hayase ... Karin
Kirin Kiki ... Otane
Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe
Masao Kusakari Masao Kusakari ... Matasaburo's father / Karin's father
Kei Suma Kei Suma
Asao Uchida Asao Uchida ... Karin's grandfather
Dai Udagawa Dai Udagawa ... Etsuji

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Storyline

This beautiful tale is set in a small mountain village in the early 1920s. Fatherless Karin, who lives alone with her ailing mother, meets and befriends Saburo Takada, nicknamed "Mata Saburo of Wind". She and her classmates gradually realize that he has superhuman powers, and he becomes her protector. Escaping horses, attacked fish, the restoration of hearing in a deaf ear, and other astounding incidents divide the student into two opposing groups. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

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Version of Matasaburo the Wind Boy (1988) See more »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1989 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Matasaburo on the Wind: The Glass Mantle See more »

Filming Locations:

Tohoku, Japan

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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