Satokibi Batake no Uta

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  • Title: さとうきび畑の唄 (さとうきびばたけのうた)
  • Title (romaji): Satokibi Batake no Uta
  • Also known as: Song of the Canefields
  • Format: Tanpatsu
  • Genre: Historical fiction
  • Broadcast network: TBS
  • Broadcast period: 2003-Sep-28
  • Theme Song: Satokibi Batake (さとうきび畑) by Moriyama Ryoko

Synopsis

Hirayama Koichi and his wife Michiko eloped from Osaka to Okinawa, where they lived happily with their five children. When war erupts, their eldest son is drafted into the Imperial army. As fighting spreads, the family takes refuge far from the city, but soon, child after child is drafted to serve in various branches of the military and in organizations supporting the war cause. Koichi himself is faced with a moral dilemma when he is ordered to kill a wounded American soldier. --- (KIKU-TV)

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Production Credits

Awards

  • Grand prize at the National Arts Festival by the Agency of Cultural Affairs (Japan, 2004)

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