Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen(1971)

Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen (1971)
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Horrors of combat from Japanese perspective
War

RATINGS

7.0
/10

RUNTIME

149 min

AGE RATING

Not Rated

COUNTRY

Japan

LANGUAGE

Japanese

DIRECTOR

Kihachi Okamoto

CAST

Keiju Kobayashi, Yûzô Kayama, Tetsurô Tanba, Tatsuya Nakadai

Plot

Told from the Japanese perspective, this war drama captures the events of World War II's Battle of Okinawa - a massive amphibious assault by U.S. troops that left more than 150,000 Japanese civilians dead.