Taiyō o Nusunda Otoko
, also known as The Man Who Stole the Sun, is a 1979 Japanese political satire spy film, directed by Hasegawa Kazuhiko and written by Leonard Schrader.
Makoto Kido (Kenji Sawada), a high school science and chemistry teacher, has decided to build his own atomic bomb. Before stealing plutonium isotopes from Tōkai Nuclear Power Plant, he is involved in the botched hijack of one of his school's buses during a field trip. Along with a police detective, Yamashita (Bunta Sugawara), he is able to overcome the hijacker and is publicly hailed as a hero.
|genre||action comedy-drama political satire|
|keywords||arrest atomic bomb baseball baseball game carjack chemistry commercial cut field trip freeze frame hijack keith richards narcotic nuclear power plant plutonium police detective power line power plant public lavatory public toilet radioactive rolling stones science steal the rolling stones tick tōkai nuclear power plant|
|publisher||Toho Universal Pictures|
|theme||buddy high school japanese police comedy satirical spy spy comedy war|