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Emperor

Emperor

Japan 1945: General Douglas MacArthur was given a mission to decide the fate of a nation, the guilt of a leader, and the true price of peace.
  • You really are something of a distraction, you know ...

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, General Douglas McArthur assigns General Fellers to decide if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.


105 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Violence, Drug abuse)
Biographical, Drama, Period piece, War, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune, Toshiyuki Nishida, Masayoshi Haneda, Kaori Momoi, Colin Moy
Director
Peter Webber
ScreenplayVera Blasi, David Klass, from the book by Shiro Okamoto
MusicAlex Heffes
CinematographyStuart Dryburgh
EditingChris Plummer
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2012
Produced byKrasnoff Foster Productions, Fellers Film, United Performer's Studio

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageModerate, occasional
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceModerate impact, occasional
PrejudiceLow impact, occasional
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseModerate impact, frequent
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi10
International Media
Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers quote icon 13
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs quote icon 8
Metacritic.com32 critics10
RottenTomatoes.com86 critics10
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 6
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation10
IMDB5024 Netizens quote icon 13
Average .. 50%10


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