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The Sun

Summary In the summer of 1945, with Tokyo under siege by American forces, Japanese Emperor Hirohito remains in seclusion from the world in an underground bunker. Held by his people as a deity, the incarnation of the Sun God, Hirohito is sheltered from the devastation that surrounds him as he is waited on hand and foot by his servants. After th...

The Sun
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 12 Critic Reviews
85
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Summary In the summer of 1945, with Tokyo under siege by American forces, Japanese Emperor Hirohito remains in seclusion from the world in an underground bunker. Held by his people as a deity, the incarnation of the Sun God, Hirohito is sheltered from the devastation that surrounds him as he is waited on hand and foot by his servants. After th...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 12 Critic Reviews
85
92% Positive
11 Reviews
0% Mixed
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8% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 12 Critic Reviews
85
92% Positive
11 Reviews
0% Mixed
0 Reviews
8% Negative
1 Review

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Production Company Nikola Film, Proline Film, Downtown Pictures, MACT Productions, Riforma Films, Russian Federation of Cinematography, Rai Cinema, Istituto Luce, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), Cinema & Television Company (CTC), Lenfilm Studio
Release Date Nov 20, 2009
Duration 1 h 50 m
Rating Not Rated
Russian Guild of Film Critics
• 3 Wins & 6 Nominations
Nika Awards
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Village Voice Film Poll
2 Nominations