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3.7
89 Ratings

Dr. Akagi

Kanzo sensei

Directed by Shôhei Imamura
Japan, 1998
Comedy, Drama, History

Synopsis

Dr. Akagi, a physician in Japan during WWII, wages a one-man crusade against hepetitis, earning him a reputation. But his campaign brings him into disfavor with the Japanese army, and as the war seems more and more hopeless for the Japanese, Dr. Akagi finds himself increasingly used a scapegoat.

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Dr. Akagi Directed by Shôhei Imamura

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