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Emperor

Certificate
12 Certificate
Title
102 Mins
Released
2013
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Packshot of Emperor
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
102 Mins
Released
2013

Inspired by true events. WWII is over and General Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) has arrived in a devastated Japan. By right he is now the defeated nation's ruler. Now MacArthur must assign General Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox) to covertly investigate whether the Japanese Emperor should be punished for the war crimes he has committed. One use of strong language, moderate violence and smoking.

Cast & Connections

Cast

  • Matthew Fox,
  • Tommy Lee Jones,
  • Eriko Hatsune,
  • Toshiyuki Nishida,
  • Masayoshi Haneda and
  • Kaori Momoi

Director

  • Peter Webber

Screenwriters

  • Vera Blasi and
  • David Klass

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Did you know?

  • This film is based on Shiro Okamoto's book His Majesty's Salvation.
  • Director Peter Webber also directed Girl With A Pearl Earring and Hannibal Rising.
  • Tommy Lee Jones, who plays General Douglas MacArthur, was awarded an Oscar for his performance in The Fugitive.

Box Office

U.K.
£0.01 million
U.S.
$3.35 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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