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Program Title: Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes
EASC Code: JH-25
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Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
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Subject: History, Movie & TV Drama
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Director: Peter Werner
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Release Date: 1989
Running Time: 100 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: A spellbinding story, magnificient performances -this film has it all. Hiroshma: Out of the Ashes recounts the unimaginable event of August 6, 1944 when the entire city of Hiroshima was annihilated by a nuclear bomb. Seen through the eyes of a disparate group of survivors, the aftermath of the bombing is revealed in all its horrific ferocity: whole city blocks have been vaporized and anguished citizens search for loved ones in the magled debris. Interweaving tales of courage and redemption, Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes is a devastating portrait of destruction and an inspiring story of the resilence of the human spirit.
Data Entry Date: 7/31/2007