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Akai Tenshi


Exploring many of the same themes of [[Performer~P79456~Robert Altman~robertaltman]]'s [[Feature~V64361~MASH~mash]] (1970), (albeit with completely distinct overtones), Akai Tenshi is a brutal portrayal of individuals clinging to their humanity while enduring the horrors of war. Set in 1939, the film concerns Sakura Nishi ([[Performer~P74135~Ayako Wakao~ayakowakao]]), a fresh young nurse who works at a field hospital during Japan's ill-conceived advance into China. In spite of the waves of broken men...more