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MacArthur's Children

PG 1985 1h 55m Drama List
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After the Japanese surrender to the U.S., ending World War II, the residents of a small fishing village feel great humility in the wake of the defeat. But some of the children -- Ryuta (Takaya Yamauchi) and Saburo (Yoshiyuki Omori) in particular -- react with anger and confusion. Their uncertainty about the future is magnified when U.S. troops occupy the area and treat the villagers with kindness, adhering to Gen. MacArthur's proclamation. Tensions ease, but profound complications still linger. Read More Read Less

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Audience Member I loved this film. It was tender, and understanding. I love seeing things from point of views of the kids too. I loved the humor in it too. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis After the Japanese surrender to the U.S., ending World War II, the residents of a small fishing village feel great humility in the wake of the defeat. But some of the children -- Ryuta (Takaya Yamauchi) and Saburo (Yoshiyuki Omori) in particular -- react with anger and confusion. Their uncertainty about the future is magnified when U.S. troops occupy the area and treat the villagers with kindness, adhering to Gen. MacArthur's proclamation. Tensions ease, but profound complications still linger.
Director
Masahiro Shinoda
Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 55m