Emperor

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  • PG-13
A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, inspired by true events and starring Matthew Fox and Academy Award®-winner Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur. Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender,... read more
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A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, inspired by true events and starring Matthew Fox and Academy Award®-winner Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur. Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture - General Fellers (Fox) - to provide evidence in 10 short days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved. The fate of a nation awaits...

Original Release

09/14/2012

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Cast

Matthew Fox General Bonner Fellers
Tommy Lee Jones General Douglas MacArthur
Eriko Hatsune Aya Shimada
Toshiyuki Nishida General Kajima
Masayoshi Haneda Takahashi
Kaori Momoi Mitsuko Kajima
Colin Moy General Richter
Masatô Ibu Koichi Kido
Isao Natsuyagi Teizaburo Sekiya
Takatarô Kataoka Emperor Hirohito
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Webber

Writers

David Klass, Vera Blasi, Shiro Okamoto

Cast

Matthew Fox General Bonner Fellers
Tommy Lee Jones General Douglas MacArthur
Eriko Hatsune Aya Shimada
Toshiyuki Nishida General Kajima
Masayoshi Haneda Takahashi
Kaori Momoi Mitsuko Kajima
Colin Moy General Richter
Masatô Ibu Koichi Kido
Isao Natsuyagi Teizaburo Sekiya
Takatarô Kataoka Emperor Hirohito
Nic Sampson Lieutenant Red
William Wallace CIC Commander
Aaron Jackson Lt Col. Rogers
Masatoshi Nakamura Prince Konoe
Shohei Hino Hideki Tojo
Kelson Henderson Adjutant to MacArthur
Stephen Papps Higgins
Shingo Usami Emperor's Translator
Takanori Higuchi Head Palace Guard (as Takanori Kikuchi)
Ingrid Park Woman Hall Proctor

Producers

Editors

Chris Plummer

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