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Title The sun [(DVD) videorecording] / a Nikola-Film, Proline Film ; Downtown Pictures, MACT Productions, Riforma Film.

Publication Info. [United States] : Lorber Films, [2010]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE SUN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen.
Language Japanese or English dialogue; English subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Cast Issei Ogata, Shiro Sano, Robert Dawson, Kaori Momoi, Georgy Pitskhelauri.
Credits Director, Aleksandr Sokurov.
Summary Chronicles the events leading up to Emperor Hirohito's momentous speech, the historic renunciation of his divine status, and his meetings with General Douglas MacArthur, the commander-in-chief of the occupying American forces, who advises his own president not to declare the Japanese leader a war criminal.
Subject Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-1989 -- Drama.
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Historical drama.
Fiction films.
Feature films Japan.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Ogata, Issē, 1952-
Sano, Shirō, 1955-
Dawson, Robert, 1946-
Sokurov, Aleksandr, 1951-
Lorber Films (Firm)
Standard No. 705105267715
Music No. LF-DVD-60 Lorber Films
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