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A scene from the movie Emperor
Genres Drama War
Running Time 98 min
Release Date Mar 8, 2013
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A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, this film tells the story, inspired by true events, of the bold and secret moves that won the peace in the shadows of post-war Japan. Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, this film brings to life the American occupation of Japan in the perilous and unpredictable days just after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender. As General Douglas MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds himself… Show more

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Some stories just seem made for the movies. The passage of the 13th Amendment, let’s say, or some nerdy people sitting around in Tehran listening to Led Zeppelin. All right, those may not be the best examples, but you know what I’m getting at. There are those stories that seem as ill-suited to the cinema as salami. A case in point would be the decision in the days following World War II whether or not to charge Emperor Hirohito of Japan with war crimes. It’s a rich and significant subject for scholars, but not exactly filmic.

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