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Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)





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The made-for-television Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes recounts the August, 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima through the eyes of a number of survivors, including Japanese soldiers, citizens, and American prisoners of war. The film is partly based on Michihiko Hachiya's Hiroshima Diary.


Max von Sydow
as Father Siemes
Judd Nelson
as Pete Dunham
Ben Wright
as Tom Reese
as Sgt. Moritaki
Stan Egi
as Dr. Hara
Kim Miyori
as Mrs. Ota
Shizuko Hoshi
as Nurse Yama
Lisa Lu
as Mrs. Sato
Lily Froehlich
as Mrs. Saeki
Danny Kamekona
as Military Policeman
Stephen James
as Young American Soldier
Dale Ishimoto
as Fisherman
François Chau
as Captain Fukuda
Dian Tanaka
as Once Beautiful Woman
Benjamin Lum
as Policeman
Ken Narasaki
as Brother Shiro
Lenny Imamura
as Badly Burned Man
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Really showed me the tragedy of what happened during the war...from several characters' points of view. As a youngster, it was very moving...This movie taught me to never forget history, lest we repeat it.

Chris Doan
Chris Doan

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