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August without Emperor (1978)


140 min

Country: Japan

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto

Actors: Etsushi TakahashiIsao HashimotoKei YamamotoKensaku MoritaMorio KazamaSayuri YoshinagaShin'ichirô MikamiToshiyuki NagashimaTsunehiko WataseTsutomu Yamazaki

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Subtitle: English

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Movie plot

Taking the Chilean coup as an example, a group of young officers plan to overthrow the Japanese government on V-J Day. They aim to abolish the post-war constitution, restore the national army and revive the traditional spirit of Japan. As the conspiracy is exposed, the coup squadrons are wiped out one by one. The remaining squadron takes over a night train bound for Tokyo.

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