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Rhapsody in August

Hachi-gatsu no kyôshikyoku

directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan 1991
  • 98 min
316 Ratings


The story reflects on the economic wars between the United States and Japan and the aftermath of the bombing of Nagasaki, by focusing on three generations of two related families: an American family of pineapple growers in Hawaii and a Japanese family living outside Nagasaki.