Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen) (1983)
Average Rating: 7.1/10
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Release Date: Jul 21, 1983 Wide
Average Rating: 4.1/5
User Ratings: 881
Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by artist Keiji Nakazawa, Barefoot Gen is an animated drama about a family's struggle to survive in Japan during the waning days of World War II. The family's patriarch has run afoul of the local government due to his opposition to the war. The government begins to deprive the family of life's little luxuries, and its necessities. The hardships they suffer through are put into perspective by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by Allied forces. The family's
Jul 21, 1983 Wide
Jul 11, 1995
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Os ocasionais tropeços dramáticos da narrativa (especialmente relacionados à reação e à interação dos personagens) são mais do que equilibrados pela força da história e pela expressividade com que retrata esta pavorosa tragédia.
uses the stylised strokes of animation to show what would otherwise be beyond the bounds of cinematic representation
Disturbing, subversive, and unbelievably manages to find a happy ending in Hiroshima
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