Onoda – 10 000 Nights in the Jungle (English Subtitled)

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Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line : no suicide, stay alive whatever happens, the mission is more important than anything else. Sent to Lubang, a small island in the Philippines where the Americans are about to land, his role will be to wage a guerilla war until the return of the Japanese troops. The Empire will surrender soon after, Onoda 10.000 days later.

"This gripping tale of misguided patriotism recreates a vanished set of circumstances via excellent performances and well-tailored cinematic choices."


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Arthur Harari
Kanji Tsuda, Yûya Endô, Yûya Matsuura, Tetsuya Chiba, Shinsuke Kato
Drama
2 uur 57 minuten
Japans
English
16GGT