Unfair: The End

Japan Release: 2015
Running Time:
139 minutes

Persona Non Grata

Japanese Title

[Sugihara Chiune]

Distributor: Production:

Toho / NTV / DN Dream Partners / YTV / Dentsu / Pony Canyon / Yomiuri Shimbun / Shogakukan / ShoPro / JTB Group / Chunichi Shimbun / BS Nippon Television / Cine Bazaar / STV / MMT / SDT / CTV / HTV / FBS / FBC

A biopic about the life of diplomat Chiune "Sempo" Sugihara. This includes covering his work in Macau, to his romance of his Japanese wife, to his move to the Japanese consulate in Lithuania and the incredible story of how he helped save nearly 6,000 Jewish people from the wrath of the Nazis during World War II.

Live Action

Box Office - Stock Footage - DVDs - CDs - Pictures - Background - Concept Art - Cut Scenes - Reviews


International Title

Persona Non Grata

Initial US Title

US Distributor: - / Time: -

Alternate Titles

Chiune Sugihara
[Literal translation]

Sugihara Chiune
[Japan English Title]



Directed by Cellin Gluck
Writing credits Tetsuo Kamata, Hiromichi Matsuo
Produced by Nobuyuki Iinuma, Kazutoshi Wadakura
Executive Producer Seiji Okuda
Music by Naoki Sato
Cinematography by Garry Waller
Film Editing by Jim Munro
Production Design by Przemyslaw Kowalski
Chiune Sugihara Toshiaki Karasawa
Sachiko Sugihara, Chiune's Wife Koyuki
Pesh Borys Szyc
Irina Agnieszka Grochowska
Ohashi, Ambassador Fumiyo Kohinata
Wolfgang Gudze Cezary Lukazewicz
Minamikawa Takashi Tsukamoto
Winek Dawid Dąbrowski
- Gaku Hamada

- Ken'ichi Takito
- Fumiyo Kohinata
- Satoshi Nikaido


DVDs and Blu-rays

Japan Region 2 Sugihara Chine: Normal Edition Pony Canyon (2016)
Japan Blu-ray Sugihara Chine: Limited Edition Pony Canyon (2016)

Background and Trivia

  • The movie has the poster title of "杉原千畝" (Sugihara Chinue). However, it is listed on the official site as "杉原千畝 スギハラチウネ", which is actually Chinue Sugihara's name written out in both Kanji and Katakana.


Nicholas Driscoll Star Rating
May 27, 2016