Minna waga ko (1963) AKA All My Children


Set in Japan during the last month of World War II in June 1945, this grim neorealist account of the political oppression during the reign of Imperialist Japan follows the adventures of a class of school children as they are fiercely indoctrinated to become pilots for the Japanese airforce.

Director: Miyoji Ieki. AKA All My Children
Stars: Hitomi Nakahara, Chieko Misaki, Tomoko Mayama, Shinjiro Tomita, Tanie Kitabayashi, Sumio Takatsu. 


Many thanks to Pablo for the English synopsis.

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  1. Steves
    March 4, 2019

    Man, you’re finding the super rare stuff now, Jon! Many cheers!

  2. Michael
    June 25, 2019

    Thanks Jon for giving me this opportunity to see this rare Japanese film

  3. October 24, 2022

    A remarkable movie that nobody’s ever heard of, by a fine director that nobody’s ever heard of. And that’s what rarefilmm.com is for, to bring these movie into the light of day.

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