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USA: Winstar Cinema
Cast: Tatsuo Matsumura, Kyoko Kagawa, Hisashi Igawa, Joji Tokoro
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Language: Japanese (English subtitles)
UK: 134 mins
USA Release Date: 1 September 2000 (Limited Re-release)
In 1943, as the tide of war shifts against Japan, Professor Hyakken Uchida (starring Tatsuo Matsumura) leaves his teaching position to begin his career as a writer. MADADAYO is a celebration of the respect and wisdom that could only come from a truly great master reflecting upon his own career and pays homage to the beloved professor Hyakken Uchida.