August without Emperor (1978)

Taking the Chilean coup as an example, a group of young officers plan to overthrow the Japanese government on V-J Day. They aim to abolish the post-war constitution, restore the national army and revive the traditional spirit of Japan. As the conspiracy is exposed, the coup squadrons are wiped out one by one. The remaining squadron takes over a night train bound for Tokyo.

Directing:
  • Satsuo Yamamoto

Writing:
  • Nobuo Yamada
  • Kyuzo Kobayashi
  • Masayuki Shibuya

Stars:
Release Date: 1978-09-23
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 140

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