The Sun

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by Alexandre Sokourov1h502005Russia
The Sun

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Third part in Aleksandr Sokurov's quadrilogy of Power, following Molokh (1999) and Telets (2001), focuses on Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Japan's defeat in World War II when he is finally confronted by General Douglas MacArthur who offers him to accept a diplomatic defeat for survival.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Director : Alexandre Sokourov
    • Screenplay : Iouri Arabov
    • Décors : Yelena Zhukova
    • Editor : Sergei Ivanov
    • Original score : Andrei Sigle
    • Producer : Marco Müller, Andrei Sigle
    • Chef opérateur : Alexandre Sokourov
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 2005
    • French release date : 1 mars 2006
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Japanese

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