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Japan's Longest Day

1967 Rated NR 2hr 37m

Kihachi Okamoto directs this harrowing historical drama based on the novel by Soichi Oya, chronicling the tense 24-hour period surrounding Japan's submission to Allied forces on Aug. 15, 1945. Faced with millions of civilian and military casualties and the obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Emperor Hirohito (Koshiro Matsumoto) is asked to help a divided government decide the country's fate by issuing a declaration of surrender.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.