Nihon no ichiban nagai hi (1967)
Movie: Nihon no ichiban nagai hi
- Director: Kihachi Okamoto
- Stars: Seiji Miyaguchi, Rokko Toura, Chish Ry, S Yamamura, Toshir Mifune, Yoshio Kosugi, Takashi Shimura, Etsushi Takahashi, Takao Inoue, Tadao Nakamaru, Toshio Kurosawa, Akira Kitchji, Haruo Yamada, Rysuke Kagawa, Ushio Akashi
- Release Date: August 03, 1967
- Run Time: 157 min
- Genre: Drama, History, War
Japan\’s Longest Day: Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito, however, joins with his ministers in asking the unthinkable, the peaceful surrender of Japan. When the military plots a coup to overthrow the Emperor\’s civilian government, Anami must face the choice between his desires and loyalty to his Emperor.