The Emperor in August (Original title :Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban) – Official trailer 2015 – Shochiku

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On August 14th, 1945, at an Imperial conference, the Showa Emperor, Hirohito (Masahiro Motoki), finally decided to accept the Potsdam Declaration. However, some young firebrand Army officers insisted on continuing the war and conspired to launch a coup. Anami (Koji Yakusho), the Minister of War, was pressed to make an extremely difficult decision.

Directed by: Masato Harada
Cast: Kôji Yakusho, Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki

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