THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST

NIHON NO ICHIBAN NAGAIHI

By Masato HARADA

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Drama - Completed 2015

The War ended on August 15th, 1945.
What took place in Japan on the previous night?
The unknown destiny of the day is unveiled.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama, Historical
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 135 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Masato HARADA
    • Synopsis
    • On August 14th, 1945, at an Imperial conference, the Showa Emperor, Hirohito, finally decided to accept the Potsdam Declaration. However, some young firebrand Army officers insisted on continuing the war and conspired to launch a coup.
      Anami, the Minister of War, was pressed to make an extremely difficult decision.
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