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A bitter look back at responsibility for the war, a new interpretation of democracy as popular justice instead of license, and encouragement for women to assert themselves.
1947 | Winner: Best Film
Except for its terribly abrupt ending, very fine. One of the few movies about the dark years of the war that points the accusing finger at Japanese militarists.
Shows the devastating effects of war on one family. Raises issues of accountability, nationalism, and militarism.
Endocolonization long before Virilio was around to coin this neologism.