Emperor [videorecording] / Krasnoff Foster Entertainment and United Performers' Studio
DVDs | Lionsgate | c2013 | [Widescreen version]
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Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, c2013.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Title from container.
Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, Kaori Momoi, Eriko Hatsune, Aaron Jackson.
Screenplay, David Klass and Vera Blasi ; producers, Yoko Narahashi ... [et al.] ; director, Peter Webber.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Based on the book His Majesty's salvation by Shiro Okamoto.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violent conent, brief strong language, and smoking (historical).
Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture, General Fellers to provide evidence in ten 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, as the fate of a nation waits.
Special features: audio commentary with Peter Webber and Yoko Narahashi ; deleted scenes ; theatrical trailer ; behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
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