Fires on the Plain
Fires on the Plain ★★★ Nobi 1959
A grueling Japanese antiwar film about an unhinged private in the Philippines during WWII who roams the wartorn countryside encountering all manner of horror and devastation. In Japanese with English subtitles. 105m/B VHS, DVD . JP Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Custis, Asao Sano, Kyu Sazanka, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Hikaru Hoshi, Yasushi Sugita, Masaya Tsukida, Mantaro Ushio; D: Kon Ichikawa; W: Natto Wada; C: Setsuo Kobayashi; M: Yashushi Akutagawa.