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Title Emperor [videorecording] / Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment and United Performers Studio, in assocation with Sierra/Affinity ; a Peter Weber film ; screenplay by David Klass and Vera Blasi ; produced by Yoko Narahashi, Gary Foster, Russ Krasnoff, Eugene Nomura ; directed by Peter Webber.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2013]


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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
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digital optical surround
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Based on the book His Majesty's salvation by Shiro Okamoto.
Special features: audio commentary with Peter Webber and Yoko Narahashi ; "Revenge or justice: the making of Emperor" featurette ; deleted scenes ; theatrical trailer ; behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
Credits Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; film editor, Chris Plummer ; music, Alex Heffes.
Cast Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune, Masayoshi Haneda, Toshiyuki Nishida, Kaori Momoi, Aaron Jackson.
Summary After Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture, General Fellers, to provide evidence in ten days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-1989 -- Drama.
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Drama.
Guerra Mundial 11, 1939-1945 -- Japón -- Teatro.
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1926-1989 -- Drama.
Japón -- Gobierno -- 1926-1989 -- Teatro.
Japón -- Política -- 1926-1989 -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
War films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Jones, Tommy Lee, 1946- actor. Actor.
Fox, Matthew, 1966- actor. Actor.
Momoi, Kaori, 1952- actor. Actor.
Hatsune, Eriko, 1982- actor. Actor.
Haneda, Masayoshi.
Nishida, Toshiyuki.
Jackson, Aaron (Actor), actor. Actor.
Klass, David. Screenwriter.
Blasi, Vera. Screenwriter.
Narahashi, Yoko, 1947- Producer.
Dryburgh, Stuart.
Plummer, Chris.
Heffes, Alex.
Webber, G. P. (G. Peter) Director.
Okamoto, Shirō, 1946- His Majesty's salvation.
Sierra/Affinity (Firm)
Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment (Firm)
United Performers' Studio.
Lions Gate Films.
Standard No. 031398170709 80
Music No. 43389 Lionsgate

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