Japan's war in colour
Discover the story of a nation at war from rare color films, plus letters and diaries from those who lived through it. Much of this material has been recently discovered and allows the viewer to experience Japan and its culture from a new perspective
DVD Video, English, 2003
Warner Vision International : Rhino Home Video, Burbank, Calif., 2003
Contains graphic scenes of warfare and violence which some viewers may find distressing.
1 videodisc (151 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Special features: The last bomb, a 35-minute U.S. government film, which includes reconstruction and original colour footage; exclusive colour footage showing the Battle for Iwo Jima, the devastation caused to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the dropping of atomic bombs, and scenes from post-war Japan; restoring film, a segment illustrating the complex process to restore film to its original quality; The power of sound, a piece on composer Chris Elliott with extracts revealing the importance of sound and a sample of five original Chris Elliott tracks; interactive maps; the diary of a Japanese soldier; a photo gallery
Narrator, Brian Cox.
Editor, Stephen Moore ; music, Chris Elliott.