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  • In the Name of the Emperor (1998)
  • 50 min | Documentary, War
In the Name of the Emperor (1998)
50 min | Documentary, War

A matter-of-fact documentary of the massacre of over 300,000 Chinese civilians by the Japanese in the so-called 'Rape of Nanjing' in 1937. In the name of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, the desperate soldiers, enraged by intense Chinese ...See moreA matter-of-fact documentary of the massacre of over 300,000 Chinese civilians by the Japanese in the so-called 'Rape of Nanjing' in 1937. In the name of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, the desperate soldiers, enraged by intense Chinese resistance, stormed the then capitol of China and over a six week period systematically raped, tortured, and killed many of the inhabitants of that city. This is a matter-of-fact although polemical documentary, with many of the horrifyingly intense images taken from home movies made by an American missionary who was there. Written by Bruce Cameron See less
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Robin Brentano
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Ted Hannon
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Matthew Myers
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Lamar Sanders
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Sam Schacht
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Shiro Azuma
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Richard Chu
Self (Rochester Institute of Technology) (as Professor Richard Chu) Self (Rochester Institute of Technology) (as Professor Richard Chu)   See fewer
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Tillman Durdin
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Akira Fujiwara
Self (Kagawa Nutrition College) (as Professor Fujiwara Akira) Self (Kagawa Nutrition College) (as Professor Fujiwara Akira)   See fewer
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Katsuichi Honda
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Saburo Ienaga
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Toshio Morimatsu
Self (director, Veterans Library) Self (director, Veterans Library)   See fewer
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Shigeto Nagano
Self (Minister of Justice, apologizes for denying Nanking Massacre) Self (Minister of Justice, apologizes for denying Nanking Massacre)   See fewer
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Hakudo Nagatomi
Self (intelligence agent, Nanking, 1937) Self (intelligence agent, Nanking, 1937)   See fewer
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Rumiko Nishino
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Yasuaki Onuma
Self (Tokyo University) (as Professor Onuma Yasuaki) Self (Tokyo University) (as Professor Onuma Yasuaki)   See fewer
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Shindo Song
Self (comfort woman, 1937) Self (comfort woman, 1937)   See fewer
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Fuichiro Ueha
Self (Imperial Army, Nanking, 1937) Self (Imperial Army, Nanking, 1937)   See fewer
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Shoichi Watanabe
Self (Sofia University) (as Professor Watanabe Shoichi) Self (Sofia University) (as Professor Watanabe Shoichi)   See fewer
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Ying Wong
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Yutaka Yoshida
Self (Hitotsubashi University) (as Professor Yoshida Yutaka) Self (Hitotsubashi University) (as Professor Yoshida Yutaka)   See fewer
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Yoshiaki Yoshimi
Self (Chuo University) (as Professor Yoshimi Yoshiaki) Self (Chuo University) (as Professor Yoshimi Yoshiaki)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 27 votes