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Fires on the Plain

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[[Performer~P95358~Kon Ichikawa~konichikawa]]'s adaptation of [[Performer~P313654~Shohei Ooka~shoheiooka]]'s novel Nobi takes place in the Philippines at the end of World War II. The Japanese army is in hasty retreat from the incoming American forces. The soldiers have also been warned that the Americans will take no live prisoners, and so their flight is all the more desperate. One group of men harbors a soldier named Tamura ([[Performer~P25343~Eiji Funakoshi~eijifunakoshi]]) suffering from the last...more

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