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Rail of the star

Author: Toshio Hirata; Chitose Kobayashi; Matt Greenfield; A.D.V. Films (Firm)
Publisher: Houston, TX : A.D.V. Films, [1997]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation : Juvenile audience   Visual material : Japanese : English language version
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Chiko is a young Japanese girl growing up in Japanese occupied Korea during WWII. Her family is rocked by tragedy and poverty. When Japan has lost the war, Chiko and her family must embark upon an epic journey across a war-ravaged land in a desperate quest for the perceived freedom of the U.S. Occupied Zone below the 38th parallel by rail, by foot, guided by the light of a star ... Rail of the Star is an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Animation, Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Toshio Hirata; Chitose Kobayashi; Matt Greenfield; A.D.V. Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38372560
Language Note: In Japanese with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from container photocopy.
Based on the original novel by Chitose Kobayashi.
Credits: Producer, Matt Greenfield ; directed by Toshio Hirata.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS hi-fi.
Responsibility: TV Tokyo ; director, Toshio Hirata ; English language version producer, Matt Greenfield.

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Chiko is a young Japanese girl growing up in Japanese occupied Korea during WWII. Her family is rocked by tragedy and poverty. When Japan has lost the war, Chiko and her family must embark upon an epic journey across a war-ravaged land in a desperate quest for the perceived freedom of the U.S. Occupied Zone below the 38th parallel by rail, by foot, guided by the light of a star ... Rail of the Star is an unforgettable tale of courage, tragedy and the triumph of the human spirit.

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