Japan's Longest Day (1967)

03/26/1968 (US) DramaHistoryWar 2h 37m
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Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito, however, joins with his ministers in asking the unthinkable, the peaceful surrender of Japan. When the military plots a coup to overthrow the Emperor's civilian government, Anami must face the choice between his desires and loyalty to his Emperor.

  1. Kihachi Okamoto

    Director

  2. Soichi Oya

    Novel

  3. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Seiji Miyaguchi

    Seiji Miyaguchi

    Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo

  2. Rokkō Toura

    Rokkō Toura

    Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Shunichi Matsumato

  3. Chishū Ryū

    Chishū Ryū

    Prime Minister Baron Kantaro Suzuki

  4. Sō Yamamura

    Sō Yamamura

    Navy Minister Admiral Mitsumasa Yonai

  5. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    War Minister General Korechika Anami

  6. Yoshio Kosugi

    Yoshio Kosugi

    Minister of Public Welfare Keisuke Okade

  7. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Information Bureau Director Hiroshi Shimomura

  8. Etsushi Takahashi

    Etsushi Takahashi

    Lt. Colonel Masutaka Ida

  9. Takao Inoue

    Lt. Colonel Masahiko Takeshita

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Japan's Longest Day
Japan's Longest Day

Original Title 日本のいちばん長い日

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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