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HUMAN VOICE

VOCE UMANA

Edoardo PONTI

Country : Italy

TOKYO OLYMPIAD
Cannes Classics - Restored Prints

TÔKYÔ ORINPIKKU

(TOKYO OLYMPIAD)

Directed by : Kon ICHIKAWA

Year of production : 1965 Length : 170 minutes

Synopsis

The official film of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. A widescreen masterpiece by Kon Ichikawa, the world renowned director of The Burmese Harp and Fires on the Plain. Over 250 people, 100 cameras and 100,000 metres of film were utilised for this massive project which became both a huge popular and critical hit, winning numerous international prizes. The film received its international première at the 1965 Cannes Festival.

Credits

Kon ICHIKAWA - Director

Film's poster © DR

Contacts

Production

COMITÉ INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIQUE - SWITZERLAND - images@olympic.org


International sales

COMITÉ INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIQUE - SWITZERLAND


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