|The Imperial Japanese Empire|
Directed by: Toshio Masuda
Starring: Teruhiko Aoi, Akiko Kana, Tomokazu Miura, Tetsurô Tanba
Japanese epic narrating the course of the WW II from the attack on Pearl harbor to its end and punishment of war criminals. Most attention is devoted to the fate of Todzoa hidekiho, who gradually became the most powerful man in the country, and eventually came to rest on his shoulders responsibility for starting the war with the U.S.
In addition to the fate Todzoa the story focuses among others on a atudent who despite his innocence, also is condemned as a war criminal, and a young man who thanks to the will withstand all the hardships and sacrifice at any price for their country, will go back to living as normal.
Each narrative line has it's spontaneous way and overlap each other and the audience will certainly
attract a great shots of fight scenes taking place in the air and on land.
1985 Color ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (16:9) 180 min.
Japanese with English Subtitles.