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The Emperor in August

Street Date:
August 15th, 2017
Movie Release Year:
2015
MPAA Rating:
Unrated
Studio:
Twilight Time
Length:
136 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Drama, History

Starring:

Koji Yakusho, Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Tôri Matsuzaka, Erika Toda

Director:

Masato Harada

Plot Synopsis:

The Emperor in August (2015) is a Japanese historical drama, directed by Masato Harada (Chronicle of My Mother), about the last days before Japan’s surrender at the end of World War II. It focuses on Emperor Hirohito (Masahiro Motoki), Prime Minister Suzuki (Tsutomo Yamazaki), and War Minister Anami (Kôji Yakusho), contemplating the repercussions of the Potsdam Declaration, a failed military coup, and, more horribly, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Please note this title is Region A locked.

Technical Specs

  • Limited Edition of 3000 Units