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1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Emperor Hirohito (Issei Ogata) of Japan meets with Gen. Douglas MacArthur in 1945.

Cast: Issei Ogata , Robert Dawson , Kaori Mamoi , Shirô Sano ,

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Genres: Historical drama, Docudrama

The Sun (Solntse) (2005)

Release Date: November 18th, 2009|1 hr. 55 min.

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  • 80
    Richard James Havis The Hollywood Reporter

    This precision-controlled film once again highlights Alexander Sokurov's mastery of the medium. The third entry in his Men in Power series employs refined performances, a controlled script, excellent sound and fluid camerawork. show more

  • 100
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    The Sun sheds only so much literal light on its chosen subject; it's a film of shadows and silence, the calm before and after the storm. But everything you see and hear carries weight and an eerie poetic undercurrent. show more

  • 88
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    This emperor verges on dementia, having no apparent clue how to function. show more

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