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The Sun

Solntse

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Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov
Russia, Switzerland, 2005
Drama

Synopsis

The Sun depicts several days in the life of Japanese Emperor Hirohito before and after Japan’s capitulation during WWII. The films follows him in his everyday activities, basically waiting for the Americans in order to surrender. When they come, Hirohito has to take his leave of his divine status.

Synopsis

The Sun depicts several days in the life of Japanese Emperor Hirohito before and after Japan’s capitulation during WWII. The films follows him in his everyday activities, basically waiting for the Americans in order to surrender. When they come, Hirohito has to take his leave of his divine status.

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The SunDirected byAleksandr Sokurov

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2005
Village Voice Film Poll
2005 | 2nd place: Best Undistributed Film
2009 | Nominee: Best Actor

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