The Lucky Dragon, No. 5
The Lucky Dragon No 5
Theatrical poster to The Lucky Dragon, No. 5
Directed by Kaneto Shindō[1]
Written by Tarō Yagiyasu
Kaneto Shindō
Music by Hikaru Hayashi
Cinematography Eikichi Uematsu
Distributed by Daiei
Released February 18, 1959
Running time 107 min.
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The Lucky Dragon, No. 5 (第五福竜丸 Daigo Fukuryū-maru) is a 1959 film directed by Kaneto Shindō.[1] Hikaru Hayashi was given the award for Best Film Score at the 1960 Mainichi Film Concours for this film and others.[2]




  1. 1.0 1.1 "第五福竜丸" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  2. "Awards for Daigo Fukuryu-Maru (1959)" at IMDb
  3. "第五福竜丸" (in Japanese). Kinema Jumpo. Retrieved 2011-01-07.

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