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The Setting Sun


Directed by [[Performer~P289535~Akira Tomono~akiratomono]], this lavish historical epic was a celebration of Nikkatsu studio's 80th year anniversary. Set during the run up to World War II, the film centers on Tatsuma Kaya ([[Performer~P200249~Masaya Kato~masayakato]]), a brooding secret agent for the Japanese Imperial Army. His mission is to gather funds for Japan's impending invasion of Manchuria by any means necessary. That includes robbing a Chinese bank and selling salt in the Manchurian countryside...more