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The Silk Road

Tonkô

Directed by Jun'ya Satô
Japan, 1988
Drama, History

Synopsis

In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who becomes the favorite of his commander, Zhu Wangli.

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The Silk Road Directed by Jun'ya Satô

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1989 | Winner: Best New Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1989 | 10 wins including: Best Film