The Emperor in August (2015)

The Emperor in August is a 2015 Japanese movie directed by Masato Harada and based on a novel by Kazutoshi Hando.

Published in 1995, Hando's novel "Nippon no Ichiban Nagai Hi: Ketteiban" was actually a revision of his previous work "Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi", which was published in 1965 under the name of journalist Soichi Oya. The first version of the novel was adapted to the 1967 film Japan's Longest Day by director Kihachi Okamoto for the 35th anniversary of Toho film studio.

Movie info

Original title
日本のいちばん長い日
Transliterated title
Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi
Release date
August 8, 2015
Directed by
Masato Harada
Written by
Masato Harada (screenplay)
Kazutoshi Hando (novel)
Genres
Drama | War
Subgenres
Based on a true story | World War II
Runtime
136 min.
Eiren rating
G (General Audiences)
Distributed by
Shochiku
Asmik Ace Entertainment

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Koji Yakusho Koji Yakusho Korechika Anami
Masahiro Motoki Masahiro Motoki Emperor Showa
Tori Matsuzaka Tori Matsuzaka Kenji Hatanaka
Shinichi Tsutsumi Shinichi Tsutsumi Hisatsune Sakomizu
Tsutomu Yamazaki Tsutomu Yamazaki Kantaro Suzuki
No photo available Misuzu Kanno
Misako Renbutsu Misako Renbutsu
No photo available Yasumasa Ooba
No photo available Kazushige Komatsu
Ikuji Nakamura Ikuji Nakamura
No photo available Kazuhiro Yamaji
No photo available Kikuo Kaneuchi
No photo available Tenshi Kamogawa
No photo available Taikichi Kubo
No photo available Tatsuhito Okuda
No photo available Yoshisaburo Arashi VII
No photo available Takashi Inoue
katsumi-kiba Katsumi Kiba
Shu Nakajima Shu Nakajima
Akaji Maro Akaji Maro
No photo available Shota Totsuka
No photo available Mio Tanaka
No photo available Haruo Sekiguchi
No photo available Shunya Tajima
No photo available Motohiko Shigeyama
No photo available Jun Uemoto
No photo available Yuko Miyamoto
Erika Toda Erika Toda
Midoriko Kimura Midoriko Kimura
Toru Nomaguchi Toru Nomaguchi
No photo available Yuki Ikenobo
Kenichi Matsuyama Kenichi Matsuyama

Videos

  • Trailer (Japanese)

    Added 2 years ago
  • Teaser (Japanese)

    Added 2 years ago

Images

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Last Updated 15 Aug 2015 at 06:49