The true story of Dr. Takashi Nagai, scientific pioneer, war hero, Christian convert and survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, who worked tirelessly in his efforts to heal the wounds of a country utterly devastated by war.
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The directors originally wanted to shoot the movie with the majority of the cast speaking in Japanese. But because the final cast consisted also of Chinese and Korean as well as Japanese actors, it was decided to shoot the film in English. See more
Oh yes, it's beautiful and inspiring to lean back in an armchair and read of the battles of Yoshitsune or the poems of General Nogi. But where is the beauty of the atom bomb? If there is another war, there will be no beautiful stories, no songs. Only death.
References The Bells of Nagasaki