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LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
USA: Warner Bros Pictures
UK: Warner Bros Pictures International UK
Cast: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryo Kase, Shido Nakamura, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takumi Bando Yuki Matsuzaki, Takashi Yamaguchi, Eijiro Ozaki, Nae, Nobumasa Sakagami, Akiko Shima, Lucas Elliott, Sonny Seiichi Saito, Steve Santa Sekiyoshi, Hiro Abe, Toshiya Agata, Yoshi Ishii, Toshi Toda, Ken Kensei, Ikuma Ando, Masashi Nagadoi, Mark Moses, Roxanne Hart, Yoshio Iizuka, Mitsu Kurokawa, Takuji Kuramoto, Koji Wada
Director: Clint Eastwood
Language: Japanese (English subtitles)
USA: 141 mins
UK: 140 mins
USA Rated: R for graphic war violence
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong violence
USA Release Date: 20 December 2006 (Limited Release - New York and Los Angeles)
UK Release Date: 23 February 2007
In the concluding and second of a two-part cinematic masterpiece, brought to you by the dream combination of multiple Academy Award winners, director Clint Eastwood and producer Steven Spielberg, LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA is the story of the batttle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II.
Told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought in it, it depicts the personal experiences of the Japanese troops who fought to defend Iwo Jima from American invasion. It is also released in its original Japanese language version with English subtitles.