Action, Drama, Period



Directed by: Shinsuke Sato

Year: 2019

Length: 134 minutes

Classification rating: Unclassified 15+ (under 15s must be accompanied by an adult)

Screens in: Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne


An action-packed take on a tumultuous period of Chinese history

Based on the bestselling manga series of the same name, director Shinsuke Sato’s live-action adaptation is a historical adventure about the warring states of China during 475-221 BC. The tale follows two boys orphaned by war, Shin (Kento Yamazaki) and Hyou (Ryo Yoshizawa; Gintama) who grow up in a peasant village. They’re determined to become the greatest army generals the world has ever seen! They’re working towards their dream but the now young men are suddenly separated when Hyou is summoned to protect the king. After a series of tragic events, Shin is faced with a treacherous journey to restore justice, meeting all sorts of crafty characters along the way. Will his quest to avenge his friend lead Shin to victory and his ultimate destiny?

From the hit manga that has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, Kingdom promises lots of action with an all-Japanese leading cast!

Thursday 17th October

Dendy Canberra Centre, Canberra

Thursday 24th October

Brisbane on sale 26 Sept, Brisbane

Thursday 31st October

Perth on sale 26 Sept, Perth

Saturday 16th November

Sydney on sale 26 Sept, Sydney

Friday 22nd November

Sydney on sale 26 Sept, Sydney

Saturday 23rd November

Melbourne on sale 10 Oct, Melbourne

Friday 29th November

Melbourne on sale 10 Oct, Melbourne

Director: Shinsuke Sato

Original Story: Yasuhisa Hara

Screenplay: Tsutomu Kuroiwa, Shinsuke Sato and Yasuhisa Hara

Producer: Nobuoki Kinoshita and Hibiki Ito

Cast: Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa and Masami Nagasawa

Genre: Action, Drama, Period

Language: In Japanese with English subtitles.

Format: DCP colour

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