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Puraido: Unmei no toki (1998)

In 1946, Prime Minister Hideki Tojo and 27 other Japanese officials stood trial for war crimes at the Tokyo Trial. This is their story.

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Masahiko Tsugawa ...
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Prosecutor Joseph B. Keenan
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Chief Justice Sir William Webb
Gitan Ôtsuru ...
Yasuo Tachibana
Naho Toda ...
Akiko Shintani
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Justice, Dr. Radhabinod Pal
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Eiji Okuda ...
Ichiro Kiyose
Ayumi Ishida ...
Katsuko Tojo
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"Pride" is the story of Japanese Prime Minister turned WWII General Hideki Tojo, the accused class "A" war criminal who ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor. His struggle is seen through the eyes of his laudable wife, Katsuko, perhaps the only person to know the human side of Tojo - a family man, loving husband, and Samurai spirit with overwhelming pride, patriotism, and self sacrifice for his country. The story is set against the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, which tried Tojo and 27 other Japanese officials for war crimes. Courtroom clashes take charge as the defense counsel questions whether or not the Allied Powers, who are the victors, have jurisdiction to indict officials of the defeated Japan. The defense points out that if murder in war is an indictable crime, then the very man that ordered the Atomic bomb dropped over Hiroshima can be named and held accountable. But the sharp Prosecutor, Joseph Keenen, is set on using the Tokyo Trial as a platform to defend ... Written by Anonymous

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excellent movie, photography, production and direction
8 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

The best movie of Tsugawa Masahiko, he was excellent in this movie...Now the big question why I can't find this movie in any place in USA?...Maybe this movie is a question to the United States because the result of this trial after two atomic bombs in Japan? I dont know what is the answer to this question but I will appreciate so much if somebody has a reasonable answer.

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