|The Burmese Harp (1956)|
|Directed by||Kon Ichikawa|
|Produced by||Masayuki Takaki|
|Written by||Michio Takeyama (novel),|
|Distributed by||Brandon Films (USA)|
|Release date(s)||21 January 1956|
|Running time||116 minutes|
|All Movie Guide profile|
The Burmese Harp (ビルマの竪琴, Biruma no tategoto?) (a.k.a. Harp of Burma) is a 1956 black-and-white film directed by Kon Ichikawa. It was based on a novel written by Takeyama Michio. The film was nominated for the 1957 "Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film".
In 1985, Ichikawa re-made the film, this time in colour and with different actors.