The Prisoner of Sakura (2019) : English Subtitle With all the unrest and uncertainty in the world today, now feels as good a time as any for a movie portraying good will and love between people from opposing countries. The film is a love story set in the city of Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture on the Japanese island of Shikoku against the historical backdrop of the Russo-Japanese War. The movie is centered around the romance between a Russian officer, a war prisoner in Matsuyama, and a Japanese nurse who find themselves on opposing sides of the war. It is a kind of "Romeo and Juliet story of the Russo-Japanese War".
|Title||The Prisoner of Sakura|
|Release Date||Mar 22, 2019|
|Production Company||Amuse, BCM Roadshow Productions, First Channel, Heisei Project, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners|
|Production Countries||Japan, Russia|
|Casts||Jun Abe, Rodion Galyuchenko, Ogata Issey, Andrei Dementiev, Takumi Saito, Ivan Gromov, Yōko Yamamoto|