A historical drama that focuses on a decade-long investigation into events in the Pacific during and after WWII.
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Tim Ahern ...  Myron C. Cramer 4 episodes, 2016
Paul Freeman ...  William. D. Patrick 4 episodes, 2016
Serge Hazanavicius Serge Hazanavicius ...  Henri Bernard 4 episodes, 2016
Marcel Hensema ...  B. V. A. Röling 4 episodes, 2016
Jonathan Hyde ...  President Sir William Webb 4 episodes, 2016
Michael Ironside ...  General Douglas MacArthur 4 episodes, 2016
Irrfan Khan ...  Radhabinod Pal 4 episodes, 2016
Stephen McHattie ...  E. Stuart McDougall 4 episodes, 2016
David Tse ...  Mei Ru'ao 4 episodes, 2016
Julian Wadham ...  Erima H. Northcroft 4 episodes, 2016
Bert Matias ...  Colonel Delfin Jaranillo 4 episodes, 2016
Hadewych Minis ...  Eta Harich-Schneider 4 episodes, 2016
Gabija Jaraminaite ...  Russian Translator 4 episodes, 2016
Kestutis Stasys Jakstas Kestutis Stasys Jakstas ...  General I.M. Zaryanov 4 episodes, 2016
Stacy Keach ...  Narrator 4 episodes, 2016
Shin'ya Tsukamoto ...  Michio Takeyama 3 episodes, 2016
Porgy Franssen Porgy Franssen ...  General Willink 3 episodes, 2016
Jules Knight Jules Knight ...  Quentin Baxter / ... 3 episodes, 2016
Petras Kuneika Petras Kuneika ...  Lieutenant / ... 3 episodes, 2016
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A historical drama that focuses on a decade-long investigation into events in the Pacific during and after WWII.

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Drama | History

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All the furniture in the courtroom, hotel and restaurant sets were custom-built replicas made by the art and construction departments for use on the production in order for everything to look authentic. See more »

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Major General Cramer, Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the United States Army, is wearing the Corps of Engineers branch insignia instead of the JAG branch insignia. See more »

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A fascinating insight into the Trials, much less well-known than Nurenberg
15 April 2017 | by insideveniceSee all my reviews

Good history, fine acting. The moral nuances become very real as the Justices deliberate. I expect my attorney friends will really like this. For the most part the film succeeds in avoiding black and white characters and draws out the complexities of personalities and values. This is not a thriller, more of a morality play based on real high-stakes deliberations. The casting for General MacArthur was a minus, not because of the acting, there was little meat in the role, but there must be thousands of actors who would look like MacArthur and could handle this role. No one else's likeness was relevant, who knew the judges? But...


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Official Sites:

NHK

Country:

Canada | Japan | Netherlands

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

2016 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

NHK Special Tokyo Trial See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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