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Barefoot Gen / Barefoot Gen 2

The powerful and tragic autobiographical story of manga artist Keiji Nakazawa, just six years old when an atomic bomb was dropped on his hometown of Hiroshima in the summer of 1945, killing most of his family. This film tells the intimate story of his war-torn life leading up to, and in the aftermath of, one of the most significant events of the 20th century. Also included is the sequel, 'Barefoot Gen 2', which picks up the story three years later, with Gen, and what remains of his family, still struggling to survive in post-war Japan.

Year: 1983
Genre: Foreign Language Films, War and Anti-War Films, Cult Animation, True Stories, Japanese Cinema, Anime, Animation
Country: Japan
Director: Kazuo Oga
Duration: 170 Minutes
Rating: M - Content may disturb.
Location in store: Anime

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