Under the Flag of the Rising Sun Movie Review 1972

Information and Film Reviews for Under the Flag of the Rising Sun the Movie

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A grieving widow (Hidari) is determined to find the truth behind her husband's court martial and execution on the New Guinea front during the final days of World War II. Interviewing surviving members of her husband's garrison, she encounters conflicting testimonies that form a heart-breaking tapestry of wartime atrocity and desperate measures taken for survival. Subtitled.

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Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, Phone: (818)407-9100, Email: inquiries@image-entertainment.com, URL: http://www.image-entertainment.com

Available on DVD
Running time 96 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Japan, World War II, Military Crimes & Trials, Widows & Widowers
Screenplay
Kinji Fukasaku, Kaneto Shindo, Norio Osada
Cast
Sachiko Hidari, Tetsuro Tamba, Kanemon Nakamura, Noboru Mitani, Sanae Nakahara
Cinematography
Hiroshi Segawa
Director
Kinji Fukasaku
Music
Hikaru Hayashi

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