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Letters from Iwo Jima is a american film of genre Drama directed by Clint Eastwood released in USA on 19 december 2006 with Ken Watanabe

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Letters from Iwo Jima
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Released in USA 19 december 2006
Length 2h15
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    War,    Action,    Adventure,    Historical
Rating78% 3.948343.948343.948343.948343.94834

Letters from Iwo Jima (硫黄島からの手紙, Iōjima Kara no Tegami) is a 2006 Japanese-American war film directed and co-produced by Clint Eastwood, starring Ken Watanabe and Kazunari Ninomiya. The film portrays the Battle of Iwo Jima from the perspective of the Japanese soldiers and is a companion piece to Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers, which depicts the same battle from the American viewpoint; the two films were shot back to back. Letters from Iwo Jima is almost entirely in Japanese, although it was produced by American companies Warner Bros. Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, Malpaso Productions, and Amblin Entertainment. After Flags of Our Fathers underperformed at the box office, DreamWorks swapped the United States distribution rights to Warner Bros., who had the international rights.

The film was released in Japan on December 9, 2006 and received a limited release in the United States on December 20, 2006 in order to be eligible for consideration for the 79th Academy Awards. It was subsequently released in more areas of the U.S. on January 12, 2007, and was released in most states on January 19. An English-dubbed version of the film premiered on April 7, 2008. Upon release, the film received considerable acclaim and did slightly better at the box office than its companion.

Synopsis

In 2005, Japanese archaeologists explore tunnels on Iwo Jima, where they find something in the dirt.

Actors

Ken Watanabe

(General Tadamichi Kuribayashi)
Kazunari Ninomiya

(Private Saigo)
Tsuyoshi Ihara

(Colonel Baron Nishi)
Ryō Kase

(Private Shimizu)
Yuki Matsuzaki

(Private Nozaki)
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