Red Angel

TitleRed Angel
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1966
AuthorsMasumura, Yasuzô
Running Time95 min
Date Released10/1966
DistributorDaiei Studios
CountryJapan
Publication Languagejapanese
Abstract

Red Angel contrasts man-made horrors with a woman's empathy and compassion during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Sakura Nishi, a young nurse, goes to field hospitals and front lines tending to Japanese soldiers. She struggles to maintain her humanity and form relationships amid the violence and chaos that directly affect her. 

Cast

Ayako Wakao

Shinsuke Ashida

Yûsuke Kawazu

Ranko Akagi

Jôtarô Senba

Daihachi Kita

Jun Osanai

Daigo Inoue

Credits

Directed by Yasuzo Masumura

Produced by Ikuo Kubodera

Written by Ryōzō Kasahara

Music by Sei Ikeno

Cinematography by Setsuo Kobayashi

Edited by Tatsuji Nakashizu

Genre

Drama, Romance, War

Alternate TitleAkai Tenshi
Original Publication赤い天使
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