Emperor In August, The (Blu-ray)

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The Emperor in August (2015) is a Japanese historical drama, directed by Masato Harada (Chronicle of My Mother), about the last days before Japan’s surrender at the end of World War II. It focuses on Emperor Hirohito (Masahiro Motoki), Prime Minister Suzuki (Tsutomo Yamazaki), and War Minister Anami (Kôji Yakusho), contemplating the repercussions of the Potsdam Declaration, a failed military coup, and, more horribly, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Please note this title is Region A locked

Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Shin’ichi Tsutsumi, Tôri Matsuzaka

Directed By: Masato Harada

Written By: Masato Harada

Score By: Harumi Fuki

Language: Japanese

Video: 1080p High Definition / 2.35:1 / Color

Audio: Japanese 5.1 DTS-HD MA / Japanese 2.0 DTS-HD MA

Subtitles: English

Theatrical Release: 2015

Runtime: 136 Minutes

Rating: NR

Region Code: Region A

Special Features: Isolated Music Track / Original Theatrical Trailers

Genre: Foreign, Historical Drama, War

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units