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Price for Peace

  • Documentary and factual
  • History
  • 2002
  • James Moll
  • 90 mins

Summary

This powerful and thought provoking film chronicles the compelling events in the Pacific Theater of WWII, from the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 to the American occupation of Japan in 1945. It depicts the strength and courage of America's youth, while examining how these men and women dealt with being thrust into this brutal war. The film includes interviews with war veterans, both American and Japanese, from all branches of the military. It features testimony from medics, nurses, dog handlers, as well as Japanese-Americans who were imprisoned at internment camps in the United States. The film also includes a first hand account of the tragic impact of the atomic bomb on Japanese citizens. Among the veterans who appear is Zenji Abe, a Japanese veteran who flew the mission to bomb Pearl Harbor, and retired General Paul Tibbets who flew the mission to bomb Hiroshima. Steven Spielberg and historian/author Stephen E. Ambrose are executive producers of this feature-length documentary directed and produced by Academy Award winning filmmaker James Moll ("The Last Days"). The film is a presentation of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Credits

Cast

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SelfZenji Abe
SelfStephen Ambrose
SelfHal Braun
SelfJeanne Doll Dolan
SelfAl Fennell
SelfRobert Fiske
SelfNobuo Furuiye
SelfKate Grant
SelfMelvin Grant
SelfJack Carson Henley

Crew

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DirectorJames Moll
ComposerNathan Wang
EditorRicky Kreitman

Details

Languages
English
Formats
Colour
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