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3.11: Surviving Japan (2013)

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The True Story of an American Volunteer that lived through and witnessed the 2011 Japanese Fukushima Nuclear disaster cover-up.

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Credited cast:
Christopher Noland ...
Christopher Noland (as Chris Noland)
Kouichi Oyama ...
Councilman Oyama
Helen Caldicott ...
Dr. Helen Caldicott (archive footage)
Mike Connolly ...
Mike Connolly
Katsunobu Sakurai ...
Mayor Sakurai of MinamiSoma
Terabe Hayato ...
Hayato Terabe
Hiroshi Abe ...
Abe Hiroshi
Toshikazu Takahashi ...
Toshikazu Takahashi
Keisaiyo Kudo ...
Keisaiyo Kudo
Kimiaki Toda ...
Mayor Toda of Ofunato
Cham Dallas ...
Prof. Cham Dallas
Ryusei Nihei ...
Ryusei Nihei
Yuto Nihei ...
Yuto Nihei
Ruiko Muto ...
Ruiko Muto
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Yumie Keller
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Inside story of 2011 Japanese Tsunami relief & Fukushima nuclear disaster. A critical look at how the authorities handled the nuclear crisis and Tsunami relief by an American who volunteered in the clean-up. It is in short, a documentary of the devastating events in Japan and 6 months of the after-math that followed. It features true stories from those affected by the disaster, the government and even TEPCO. It highlights the struggle in dealing with: The Tsunami clean-up, Government response to the disaster, radiation plus the future of nuclear power after the accident. Written by Chris Noland

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Natural Disaster. Man Made Catastrophe.


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Surviving Japan: After the Disaster  »

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'Yoko Ono (I)', contributed her song title "Kurushi" to the Film soundtrack. See more »

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Kurushi
Written by Ono, Yoko (I)
Performed by Yoko Ono
Published by Ono Music
(c) Ono, Yoko (I)
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Incredible, beautiful, and absolutely stunning
28 July 2012 | by (Costa Rica) – See all my reviews

This creative venture driven by Christopher Noland's heartfelt desire to do something for Japan's people is a must see documentary.

From beginning to end, I was gripped by this story. Everything Chris and his interviewees show us is both heartbreaking and infuriating. I am deeply moved by the plight of Japan and this production captures well why I am so moved. The opening music, the panoramas, the people, the devastation, the ongoing critical issues with the nuclear power plants and the dire conditions which Japan's government and TEPCO have left people in as portrayed in the film, leaves me feeling hopeful. Hopeful because people like Chris care enough to show the world the truth of what is going on. And, it leaves me wondering, what next, Japan?

I highly recommend you see this film with friends and family. Be prepared to be shocked.


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