About

The Sun (Russian: Сóлнце, Solntse) is a 2005 Russian biographical film depicting Japanese Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) during the final days of World War II. The film is the third drama in director Aleksandr Sokurov's trilogy, which included Taurus about the Soviet Union's Vladimir Lenin and Moloch about Nazi Germany's Adolf Hitler.

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Directed by

Aleksandr Sokurov

Written by

Yuriy Arabov (Writer)
Jeremy Noble (Writer)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

Italy, France, Russia, Switzerland

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

history of japan

Lists

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