A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people. Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris. Votes: 7,189
Harmony (ハーモニー, Hāmonī) is a 2015 Japanese animated science fiction film directed by Michael Arias and Takashi Nakamura, animated by Studio 4°C and based on the novel of the same name by Project Itoh. The film was released on November 13, 2015.
Future War 198X is a 1982 Japanese anime science fiction war film directed by Toshio Masuda and Tomoharu Katsumata. Partially inspired by the speculative war novel The Third World War: The Untold Story by General Sir John Hackett, the movie's plot is focused on a World War III set in the later part of the 1980s, with the digit X denoting the specific year the war breaks out.
Barefoot Gen Theatrical release poster Japaneseはだしのゲン HepburnHadashi no Gen Directed byMori Masaki Produced by Takanori Yoshimune Yasutaka Iwase Screenplay byKeiji Nakazawa Story byKeiji Nakazawa Based onBarefoot Gen by Keiji Nakazawa Starring Issei Miyazaki Masaki Kōda Narrated byTatsuya Jō Music byKentarō Haneda CinematographyKin'ichi Ishikawa Edited byHarutoshi Ogata Production companies Madhouse Gen Production Distributed byHerald Enterprises Release date 21 July 1983 ...
Aug 10, 2017 · Hibakusha — survivors of the nuclear blasts — gather around the Atomic Bomb Dome, many of them joined by their children and grandchildren. One particularly animated man performs a parable about the...
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Fist of the North Star is a 1986 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic action film based on the manga of the same name. It was produced by Toei Animation, the same studio who worked on the TV series that was airing at the time, with the same cast and crew working on both projects. Unlike the TV series, the movie is not a direct adaptation of the manga, but instead tells an alternate story that rearranges characters and plot elements from the manga's first 72 chapters. However, the film retains the
- Deterrence (1999) Not a whole lot of people saw this low-budget indie film directed and written by former film critic Rod Lurie (The Contender) but it remains an effective and scary little thriller.
- WarGames (1983) Matthew Broderick plays one of the first screen computer hackers in this entertaining but still tense thriller in which his David Lightman begins playing an online game with an enigmatic system — unaware that he is communicating with a NORAD supercomputer and may inadvertently be preparing to launch a nuclear attack on the U.S.S.R.
- By Dawn's Early Light (1990) Back in the days before The Sopranos and Game of Thrones, HBO aired this made-for-TV production that was one of the last before the end of the Cold War to depict all-out conflict between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
- Fail-Safe (1964) Sidney Lumet's Cold War thriller gets off to a somewhat sluggish start but about 45 minutes in, when a computer error accidentally sends a squadron of U.S. bombers into Russian airspace to destroy Moscow, the movie grabs the viewer in its icy grip and doesn't let go until the horrifying but logical conclusion.
Permalink. When the Wind Blows (1986) is an animated film directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and based on the graphic novel of the same name written by Raymond Briggs. It features the serene voices of John Mills and Peggy Ashcroft who voice Jim and Hilda Bloggs, a retired old couple living in the Sussex countryside.
Propaganda fuels a new wave of war and hate in a place that is reminiscent of Hitler’s Germany. This is not the only film in this list that uses nuclear holocaust as a main player. Wizards is the classic battle between good and evil.
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