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Five Scouts

Gonin no sekkôhei

directed by Tomotaka Tasaka
Japan, 1938


The first important Japanese war film (the genre did not exist as such before Japan’s war with China), Five Scouts already differed from the expectations of a war film, coming far closer in spirit to two pacifist films inspired by World War I, All Quiet on the Western Front and Westfront 1918.

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