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The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

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Directed by

Clint Eastwood

Written by

Paul Haggis (Screenplay)
Iris Yamashita (Screenplay)

Runtime

141 minutes

Country

Japan, United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The battle of Iwo Jima seen through the eyes of the Japanese soldiers.

Cast

Keywords

world war ii dying and death cave pacific theater 1940s japanese army imperial japan iwo jima

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Lists

#147 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Alan Robert Murray Bub Asman

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing Clint Eastwood

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Paul Haggis

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year Steven Spielberg Clint Eastwood Robert Lorenz