The Fighter Pilot
- 2h 24min
A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the men who flew with him, asking them about who he was.A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the men who flew with him, asking them about who he was.A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the men who flew with him, asking them about who he was.
this film just telling from the side and in the eyes of the Japanese and their survivors from the WWII and somehow was trying to tell their post second world Japanese new generations a subtly twisted around story from their cruelty and their heartless attacks, their barbarous acts, the widely spread animal-like atrocity to America and to most part of the Asian countries like China, Korea and most south east Asian countries.
this film also got a hidden agenda for the purpose of self-justifying for what they did to their own people and in the meantime, trying so subtly to gain some sympathy from those countries and their people suffered during the invasions of the Japanese military forces. this is a self-indulgent, self-righteous and self-justified one-sided story, only emphasizing the very little part or even just one Japanese pilot whose goal is to survive the war and return to his family, but never allow the Japanese audience to have the least opportunity to know the other side and the other part of what their Japanese military forces, in the air or on the ground, did to the mankind during that time.
the Japanese people have to know one thing: why the American never used atomic bombs on the 3rd Reich motherland but on their island nation. the 'WHY' actually is more important to be told in this self-indulgent tear-jerking Japanese fictitious story.
to me, this is a very pretentious and untruthful movie that only tried to win some empathy from their own people and nothing more.
it is also clear that the author of this novel has used the plotting technique from the movie 'Rushomon': so many different people tried to explain one happenstance from so many different angles, yet there was no possible way whatsoever to determine which one was actually the ultimate truth.
a reader of a novel as well as a viewer of a movie should at least use their brains and their basic logic and/or common senses in order not to be so easily manipulated by the storyline.
- Nov 3, 2014