Reinventing Japan

United States, 1992

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Episode number 5 of Series “The Pacific century”.
This program looks at the peculiar relationship between Japan and the United States that emerged in the wake of World War II. Set to the tunes of big band jazz and including footage of the period never before seen, “Reinventing Japan” captures the spirit of a strange era, full of idealism and democracy as well as bitter betrayals, when one country tried to reinvent another in its image - with surprising and unexpected results.

Credits

production company

PBI Productions

Jigsaw Productions

Nihon Hoso Kyokai

KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.)

Teleac Holland

producer

Alex Gibney

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1992

Appears in

The Pacific century

Group of items

The Pacific century

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304064

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Foreign relations - Japan

History → Japan - Civilization - American influences

History → Japan - History - 1945-

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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