Wednesday, September 15, 2021

50th Anniversary of the premier of “Red Sun”


Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the premier of “Red Sun”. Directed by Terence young and starring Charles Bronson, Alain Delone, Toshiro Mifune and Ursula Andress. The film tells the tale of a train carrying a Japanese delegation with a ceremonial sword for President Grant is robbed by bandits led by Link (Charles Bronson) and Gauche (Alain Delon). When Gauche double-crosses him and leaves him for dead, Link is ordered to team up with Kuroda Jubei (Toshirô Mifune), one of the ambassador's guards, who has a week to recover the sword or commit suicide. Hoping to find out from Gauche where the gang buried their spoils before Kuroda can kill him, Link tries to escape from the samurai.


Soleil rouge – French title

Sol rojo – Spanish title

Sole rosso – Italian title

El sol rojo – Argentinian title

Sol Vermelho – Brazilian title

Den røde sol – Danish title

The Magnificient Three – Filipino title

Verenpunainen aurinko – Finnish title

Rivalen unter roter Sonne – German title

Monomahia ston kokkino ilio – Greek title

Vörös nap – Hungarian title

El sol rojo – Peruvian title

Fuerza samurai – Peruvian title

Samuraje i kowboje – Polish title

Sol Vermelho – Portuguese title

Blodröd sol – Swedish title

Kirmizi günes – Turkish title

Red Sun – English title


A 1971 French, Spanish, Italian film co-production [Corona Films (Paris), Producciones

    Balcázar S.A. Balcazar  (Barcelona), Oceania Film (Rome)]

Producer: Ted Richmond

Director: Terence Young (Shaun Young)

Story: Laird Koenig

Screenplay: Laird Koenig, Denne Bart Petitclerc, William Roberts, Lawrence Roman

Cinematography: Henri Alékan [Technicolor]

Music: Maurice Jarre

Running time: 112 minutes



Link Stuart – Charles Bronson (Charles Buchinsky)

Cristina – Ursula Andress

Kuroda Jubie – Toshirô Mifune (Sanchuan Minlang)

Gauche/Gotch Kink – Alain Delone

Pepita – Capucine (Germaine Lefebvre)

Paco – Barta Barry (Bernabe Barri)

Mace – Mario de Barros

Hyatt – Tony Dawson (Anthony Dawson)

Miguel – John Hamilton (Gianni Medici)

Sheriff Stone – Antonio Ponciano

Gauche henchman - George W. Lycan (Georges Lycan), Lee Burton (Guido


Chato – Luke Merenda (Luc Merenda)

Japanese Ambassador – Satoshi Nakamura

Hunt – Julio Peña (Julio Muñoz)

Maria – Mónica Randall (Aurora Julia)

Samurai – Hiroshi Tanaka

Train engineer – José Jaspe (José Rivas),

Soldiers - Roman Ariznavarreta, Jorge Riguad (Pedro Delissetche)

Poco – Riccardo Palacios (Ricardo Díez)

Murdered farmer - Jo Nieto (José Nieto),

Comanche - Raul Castro, Ricardo Rodríguez

With: John B. Vermont


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