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Behind the Rising Sun (1943)

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Cornell-educated Taro Seki returns to Japan just as the war party gains control. He hopes to work for American engineer O'Hara, and falls for his secretary Tama, but he is drafted. War service in China finally hardens Taro to atrocities, and he returns to Japan a changed man. His father, now a cabinet minister, feels remorse at what war has done to his son and country, but too late to save Taro's foreign friends. -- © Rod Crawford

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Cast

Tom Neal
as Taro Seki
Margo
as Tama Shimamura
Robert Ryan
as Lefty O'Doyle
Leonard Strong
as Tama's father
Iris Wong
as Woman Secretary
Shirley Lew
as Servant
Lee Tung Foo
as Dinner Guest
Benson Fong
as Japanese Officer
Mike Mazurki
as Japanese Wrestler
H.T. Tsiang
as Policeman
Luke Chan
as Officer
Bruce Wong
as First Agent
Leon Lontoc
as Japanese Guard
Mei Lee Foo
as Geisha Girl
Allen Jung
as Capt. Matsuda
Abner Biberman
as Inspector
Connie Leon
as Tama's Mother
Richard Loo
as Japanese Officer
Fred Essler
as Takahashi
Daisy Lee Garripoli
as Takahashi's Servant
Barbara Jean Wong
as Girl Given Dope
W. Beal Wong
as Japanese Major
Robert Katcher
as Prof. Namachi
Daisy Lee Garripoli
as Takahashi's Servant
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Ridiculous wartime propaganda film.

September 1, 2006 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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