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Japanese Devils (2001)
"Riben guizi" (original title)

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A documentary recording the testimony of fourteen former Japanese soldiers as they recount atrocities and war crimes committed during the Second World War, including the the infamous Unit ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Himself / Former 2nd Lieutenant, MP / Witness #1
Hakudo Nagatomi ...
Himself / Former Sergeant, Army / Witness #2
Yoshio Shinozuka ...
Himself / Former Corporal, Army / Witness #3
Taisuke Funyu ...
Himself / Former Sergeant Major, Army / Witness #4
Tsuyoshi Ebato ...
Himself / Former Sergeant, Army / Witness #5
Masao Shikada ...
Himself / Former 2nd Lieutenant, Army / Witness #6
Yoshio Suzuki ...
Himself / Former Sergeant Major, Army / Witness #7
Yasuji Kaneko ...
Himself / Former Corporal, Army / Witness #8
Masayo Enomoto ...
Himself / Former Sergeant Major, Army / Witness #9
Ken Yuasa ...
Himself / Former 1st Lieutenant, Army Medical Corps / Witness #10
Ichirô Kôyama ...
Himself / Former Sergeant, Army / Witness #11
Shôzô Tominaga ...
Himself / Former 1st Lieutenant, Army / Witness #12
Tetsuji Kubota ...
Himself / Former Sergeant Major, Army / Witness #13
Takeshi Kobayashi ...
Himself / Former Private 1st Class, Army / Witness #14
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A documentary recording the testimony of fourteen former Japanese soldiers as they recount atrocities and war crimes committed during the Second World War, including the the infamous Unit 731 medical experimentation group. Having been trained by their country to be nothing but killers, the soldiers claim to have become morally numb and unable to see non-Japanese as even human. Perhaps feeling some remorse for what they have done, they now choose to tell their stories for the world to hear. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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1 December 2001 (Japan)  »

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Confessions of Imperial Army Soldiers from Japan's War Against China  »

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Strong, vital stuff
25 June 2002 | by (Los Angeles CA) – See all my reviews

This documentary, still seen by few, will hopefully be more widely distributed as years go by. The usual war dynamics are here; men brutalized by a brutal military machine lose their humanity.

Listening to these old men tell the stories; however, puts it in an powerful context. Recommended, nine out of ten.








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