Rank: 60/100 in Top Movie 1983 – Barefoot Gen: Top Movie Year

Movie Synopsis:
A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy’s life and the lives of the Japanese people. Based on the acclaimed manga by Nakazawa Keiji, the author of Barefoot Gen, who was 6 years old at the time of the Hiroshima bombing, and is one of the survivors of the destruction. The bomb was responsible for the death of his father, his sister, and his brother. At the age of 6 he and his mother dug their remains out of the ruins of their home. In 1963 Nakazawa moved to Tokyo to become a manga artist, but returned to Hiroshima in 1966 to attend his mothers funeral. It was then that he learned of the true impact of the radiation from the bomb.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: はだしのゲン
  • Original Language: ja
  • Release Date: 1983-07-21
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Animation Movie, Drama Movie, War Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1983
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Gen Productions, Madhouse, Tokyo Laboratory, Mushi Production, Magic Capsule, Studio Aoi
  • Production Countries: Japan
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 83 minutes
  • Director: 
  • Actors: Issei Miyazaki, Masaki Kouda, Seiko Nakano, Takao Inoue, Yoshie Shimamura
  • YB100 views Counts: 39
  • YB100 Likes: 4
  • Popularity: 8.941
  • Vote Count: 78
  • Vote Average: 7.7

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