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Hiroshima

Author: Roger SpottiswoodeKazutoshi WadakuraJohn HopkinsToshirō IshidōKoreyoshi KuraharaAll authors
Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc Corp., [2004], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the final months of World War II. While war rages in the Pacific, newly installed President Truman and his chiefs of staff wrestle with the unprecedented moral question of whether to drop the atomic bomb, and Emperor Hirohito and his proud Samurai generals face the moral dilemma of whether to surrender or fight on to the end.
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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Historical films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Spottiswoode; Kazutoshi Wadakura; John Hopkins; Toshirō Ishidō; Koreyoshi Kurahara; Wesley Addy; David Gow; Hisashi Igawa; Ken Jenkins; Sheena Larkin; Richard Masur; Tatsuo Matsumura; Jeffrey DeMunn; Leon Pownall; Gary Reineke; George Robertson; Saul Rubinek; Kei Satō; Kōji Takahashi; Naohiko Umewaka; Timothy West; Kenneth Welsh; Hallmark Entertainment (Firm); Showtime Networks.; Adelson Entertainment.; Telescene Communications Inc.; Daiei Company.; Cine Bazar.; Platinum Disc Corporation.
OCLC Number: 60759581
Language Note: In English and Japanese (subtitled in English).
Notes: "A Canada/Japan co-production."
Includes documentary/newsreel footage and interviews.
Originally broadcast as a mini-series by Showtime in 1995.
Credits: Directors of photography, Pierre Mignot, Shohei Ando ; camera operator, Norio Teranuma ; editors, Denis Papillon, Dominique Fortin, John Soh ; creative consultant, Matthew Asner ; military consultant (Canadian crew), Gilbert Drolet ; military advisor (Japanese crew), Shunsuke Takasugi ; Japanese translator, Kiyoko Okumura.
Cast: Wesley Addy, David Gow, Hisashi Igawa, Ken Jenkins, Sheena Larkin, Richard D. Masur, Tatsuo Matsumura, Jeffrey De Munn, Leon Pownall, Gary Reineke, George Robertson, Saul Rubinek, Kei Sato, Kohji Takahashi, Naohiko Umewaka, Timothy West, Kenneth Welsh.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color with B & W sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Hiroshima (Motion picture : 1995)
Responsibility: Hallmark Entertainment in association with Showtime Network Inc. and Adelson Entertainment presents a Telescene Communications Inc. (Canada)/Daiei Company Ltd. in association with Cine Bazar (Japan) production ; a Roger Spottiswoode film ; producer, Kazutoshi Wadakura ; screenplay by John Hopkins, Toshiro Ishido ; directors, Roger Spottiswoode, Koreyoshi Kurahara.

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The story of the final months of World War II. While war rages in the Pacific, newly installed President Truman and his chiefs of staff wrestle with the unprecedented moral question of whether to drop the atomic bomb, and Emperor Hirohito and his proud Samurai generals face the moral dilemma of whether to surrender or fight on to the end.

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