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With the entire globe still in shock following World War II, U.S. Gen. [[Performer~P44113~Douglas MacArthur~douglasmacarthur]] ([[Performer~P36238~Tommy Lee Jones~tommyleejones]]) and his aide Gen. Bonner Fellers ([[Performer~P208451~Matthew Fox~matthewfox]]) arrive in a devastated Japan on a sensitive mission to determine whether beloved Japanese emperor Hirohito should be tried and executed for war crimes in this historical drama from director [[Performer~P214738~Peter Webber~peterwebber]] ([[Feature~V285787~Girl With a Pearl Earring~girlwithapearlearring]], [[Feature~V336976~Hannibal Rising~hannibalrising]]). During his investigation, Gen. Fellers experiences an emotional reunion with his long-lost lover Aya ([[Performer~P334322~Eriko Hatsune~erikohatsune]]), a former Japanese exchange student who taught him about her nation's culture and customs. When Aya goes missing over the course of his inquiry, he embarks on an arduous quest to find her that not only opens his eyes to the destruction that has befallen the once-proud country, but also helps to inform the monumental decision he must make. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:March 8, 2013

Cast

Matthew Fox
as General Bonner Fellers
Tommy Lee Jones
as General Douglas MacArthur
Eriko Hatsune
as Aya Shimada
Toshiyuki Nishida
as Uncle Kajima
Colin Moy
as Major General Richter
Isao Natsuyagi
as Sekiya

Crew

Peter Webber
Director
Russ Krasnoff
Producer
Yoko Narahashi
Producer
Eugene Nomura
Producer
Gary Foster
Producer
Vera Blasi
Screenwriter
David Klass
Screenwriter
Stuart Dryburgh
Cinematographer
Alex Heffes
Composer (Music Score)
Dave Jordan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Chris Plummer
Editor
Grant Major
Production Designer
Tim Coddington
Co-producer
Ngila Dickson
Costume Designer
Yoko Narahashi
Casting
Jane Jenkins
Casting
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