The Emperor In August (English Subtitles) Deluxe Edition

Japanese Movie

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Release Date January 06, 2016
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Catalog No.SHBR-351
JAN/ISBN 4988105104013
Product Type Blu-ray
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 3
Color Color
Running Time 136minutes
Original Release Year 2015
Layers single-sided/dual-layered
Aspect Ratio(s) 16:9 Cinemascope
Region free (Bonus DVD: 2)
Subtitles English Japanese
Audio Track Japanese DTS HD 5.1ch
Japanese Linear PCM 2.0ch


Blu-ray and DVD set release of the film "The Emperor In August (Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi)" features English subtitles. The story follows tense days before Emperor Hirohito read out the Imperial Rescript on the Termination of the War on August 15, 1945. Directed by Masato Harada. Stars Koji Yakusho. This edition comes with a bonus DVD featuring about 65-min. making-of, promotional videos, and uncut Imperial Rescript on the Termination of the War by Emperor Hirohito (subject to change). *
Special Feature / Bonus Track: teaser(s), trailer(s)

Description in Japanese

日本のいちばん長い日 豪華版 / 邦画

戦後70年を迎えた今だからこそ、伝えたい。1945年8月15日の知られざる衝撃の真実がいま明らかになる!! 日本映画史に誇るべき衝撃と感動の歴史サスペンス超大作が誕生! 昭和史の大家・半藤一利の傑作ノンフィクションを原田眞人監督が完全映画化。日本を代表する最高峰のオールスターキャストが豪華総出演! 役所広司、本木雅弘、山崎努、堤真一ら実力を兼ね備えた豪華映画俳優陣に加え、松坂桃李といった若手人気俳優の共演も魅力。――太平洋戦争末期、戦況が困難を極める1945年7月。連合国は日本にポツダム宣言受諾を要求。降伏か、本土決戦か――。連日連夜、閣議が開かれるが議論は紛糾、結論は出ない。そうするうちに広島、長崎には原爆が投下され、事態はますます悪化する。"一億玉砕論"が渦巻く中、決断に苦悩する阿南惟幾陸軍大臣(役所広司)、国民を案ずる天皇陛下(本木雅弘)、聖断を拝し閣議を動かしてゆく鈴木貫太郎首相(山崎努)、首相を献身的に支え続ける迫水久常書記官(堤真一)。一方、終戦に反対する畑中健二少佐(松坂桃李)ら青年将校たちはクーデターを計画、日本の降伏と国民に伝える玉音放送を中止すべく、皇居やラジオ局への占領へと動き始める・・・。本編Blu-ray+本編DVD+特典DVDのセット。特典DVDには、メイキング(約65分)、PR映像再編集版(約18分)、玉音放送ノーカット完全版(約5分)(以上予定)を収録。
映像特典: 特報、予告編

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