Battle of the Pacific

Battle of the Pacific

Hideyuki Hirayama (2011)

15 Certificate


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Carefully drawn portrait of Captain Sakae Oba, whose squadron of Japanese soldiers continued to ambush the American army after peace was declared in the Pacific in 1945.


A Japanese officer and his men stationed on the island of Saipan refuse to accept their nation's surrender at the end of the Second World War. They continue to mount a guerrilla campaign against Allied forces from their mountain hideout, and acquire hundreds of civilian followers ready to die for their cause. Drama, starring Yutaka Takenouchi and Sean McGowan. In Japanese and English.

Cast & Crew

Captain Sakae Oba Yutaka Takenouchi
Captain Lewis Sean McGowan
Chieko Aono Mao Inoue
Colonel Pollard Daniel Baldwin
Colonel Wessinger Treat Williams
Director Hideyuki Hirayama
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Other Information

Language: Japanese, English +subtitlesColourGuidance: Violence.Available on: DVD