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Rated PG-13 · 98 min. · 2013

Drama, War


There are good intentions here, but this tale of the U.S. occupation of Japan and the investigation of Hirohito isn't as compelling as it could have been, despite the presence of Tommy Lee Jones as Gen. Douglas MacArthur.


See our full review: <i>Emperor</i> tells a story of America's post-WWII occupation of Japan

Emperor tells a story of America's post-WWII occupation of Japan

Emperor is a reminder that it takes more than research, costumes and good intentions to make a compelling film. »

Official Site: www.emperor-themovie.com
Director: Peter Webber
Writer: Vera Blasi and David Klass
Producer: Gary Foster, Yoko Narahashi and Eugene Nomura
Cast: Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune, Toshiyuki Nishida, Masayoshi Haneda, Kaori Momoi, Masatô Ibu, Takatarô Kataoka and Colin Moy

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