Farewell Rabaul (1954)

02/10/1954 (JP) RomanceWar 1h 45m
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This is a film about a Naval Air Corps Director who hates the war. Director Honda uses this film to ask the question "What is war?", showing the human bonds between Japan and America, Japanese military tactics which had little regard for life, and the attitude of Japanese military personnel who treated their actions as if they were just doing a job. This film contains few battle scenes, concentrating instead on the love stories of young officers and female members of the community in this lonely air base.

  1. Ishirō Honda

    Director

  2. Takeshi Kimura

    Writer

  3. Dai Nishijima

    Writer

  4. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Writer

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  1. Ryō Ikebe

    Ryō Ikebe

    Captain Wakabayashi

  2. Mariko Okada

    Mariko Okada

    Sumiko Komatsu

  3. Rentaro Mikuni

    Rentaro Mikuni

    Captain Katase

  4. Chieko Nakakita

    Chieko Nakakita

    Michiyo

  5. Akihiko Hirata

    Akihiko Hirata

    First lieutenant Noguchi

  6. Akemi Negishi

    Akemi Negishi

    Kimu

  7. Akira Kubo

    Shimada

  8. Yû Fujiki

    Yû Fujiki

    (uncredited)

  9. Kenji Sahara

    Kenji Sahara

    (uncredited)

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Farewell Rabaul

Original Title さらばラバウル

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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