The Sun


Basic information The Sun
Basic 2005, Not Rated
Release date November 18, 2005 (Italy)
Box office The Sun
Gross worldwide $218,325
Gross US & Canada $77,303
Opening weekend US & Canada $11,588
Nov 22, 2009
Top cast The Sun
Issei Ogata
Issei Ogata
Emperor Shouwa-Tennou Hirohito
Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson
General Douglas MacArthur
Kaori Momoi
Kaori Momoi
Empress Kojun
Shirô Sano
Shirô Sano
The chamberlain
Shinmei Tsuji
Shinmei Tsuji
Old servant
Taijirô Tamura
Taijirô Tamura
Scientist
Georgiy Pitskhelauri
Georgiy Pitskhelauri
McArthur's warrant officer
Hiroya Morita
Hiroya Morita
Suzuki, Prime Minister
Toshiaki Nishizawa
Toshiaki Nishizawa
Yonai, Minister of the Navy
Naomasa Musaka
Naomasa Musaka
Anami - Minister of War
Yûsuke Tozawa
Yûsuke Tozawa
Kido, (as Yusuke Tozawa)
Kôjirô Kusanagi
Kôjirô Kusanagi
Togo, Minister of Foreign Affairs
More Details The Sun
Director Aleksandr Sokurov
Writers Yuriy Arabov
Jeremy Noble
Certificate Not Rated
Countries of origin Russia
Italy
Switzerland
France
Languages Japanese
English
Also known as The Sun
Production companies Nikola Film
Proline Film
Downtown Pictures
Runtime 1 hour 50 minutes
Color Color
Sound mix Dolby Digital

Awards The Sun

Berlin International Film Festival 2005

Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Aleksandr Sokurov

Cahiers du Cinéma 2006

Winner
Top 10 Film Award
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov
Tied with Private Fears in Public Places (2006)

Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival 2005

Winner
Grand Prix - Golden Apricot
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2006

Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Aleksandr Sokurov

Nika Awards 2006

Winner
Nika
Best Screenplay
Yuriy Arabov
Nominee
Nika
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov(director)
Igor Kalyonov(producer)
Andrey Sigle(producer)
Marco Mueller(producer)
Nikola Film
Proline Film
Downtown Pictures
MACT Productions
Riforma Films
Best Production Designer
Elena Zhukova
Best Costume Designer
Lidiya Kryukova

Russian Guild of Film Critics 2005

Winner
Golden Aries
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov(director)
Igor Kalyonov(producer)
Andrey Sigle(producer)
Marco Mueller(producer)
Best Director
Aleksandr Sokurov
Best Score
Andrey Sigle
Nominee
Golden Aries
Best Script
Yuriy Arabov
Best Art Direction
Elena Zhukova

Village Voice Film Poll 2009

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Issei Ogata
9th place.

Village Voice Film Poll 2005

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Undistributed Film
2nd place.

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