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Program Title: Rhapsody in August
EASC Code: JR-05
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Akira Kurosawa
Release Date: 1991
Running Time: 98 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Sachiko Murase is stunning as the aging matriarch of a Nagasaki family that has long lived with a legacy of horror brought on by World War II. But when an older brother she never knew she has resurfaces - along with his Japanese-American descendants - she must come to terms with her most deeply held feelings about America and her haunted past.
Data Entry Date: 3/18/2004