Heaven and Earth (1990 film)

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Heaven and Earth
Ten to Chi to
Heaven and earth film.jpg
DVD Cover
Directed by Haruki Kadokawa
Produced by Yutaka Okada
Written by Haruki Kadokawa
Toshio Kamata
Chogoro Keynji
Isao Yoshiwara
Music by Daisuke Hinata
Tetsuya Komuro
Release date
  • 1990 (1990)
Running time
104 min.
Country Japan
Language English

Heaven and Earth (天と地と, Ten to chi to) is a 1990 film directed by Haruki Kadokawa starring Enoki Takaaki, Tsugawa Masahiko, Asano Atsuko, Zaizen Naomi and Nomura Hironobu.

Ken Watanabe was originally cast in the role of Kenshin but had to pull out due to his severe illness.

Plot summary

Set in feudal Japan, the daimyō Kagetora (Enoki) must protect his lands and his people from the ambitions of the warlord Takeda (Tsugawa).

Kagetora is also known as Uesugi Kenshin. In the film, Kagetora must defend his province of Echigo against Takeda Shingen. The famous battles include the Battle of Kawanakajima.



Heaven and Earth was the number one Japanese film on the domestic market in 1990, earning ¥5.05 billion in distribution income.[1]


  1. ^ "Kako haikyū shūnyū jōi sakuhin 1990-nen" (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 5 February 2011.

External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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