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  • Keijo

    ★★★½

  • Judgment at Nuremberg

    ★★★★½

  • The Green Knight

    ★★★★★

  • Heart of Asia (Afghanistan)

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  • Keijo

    Keijo

    ★★★½

    - Keijo, or Gyeongseong was an administrative district of Korea under Japanese rule. It corresponds to the present Seoul, the capital of South Korea.

    A short documentary was produced at the request of the Korean railway organization as a propaganda film to show the Korean people that Japan and Korea were strong allies during Korea under Japanese rule (1910–1945). Instead, Hiroshi Shimizu made a documentary that showed the true picture of Korea during Japanese rule.

    Hiroshi Shimizu didn't hesitate to…

  • Judgment at Nuremberg

    Judgment at Nuremberg

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "Germany alone is not guilty. The whole world is as responsible for Hitler's Germany."

    A powerful, important movie based on the post-WWII trials of war criminals in Germany. In one sense we develop some sympathy for the most heinous war criminals, who simply can't go unpunished. In another sense, Tracy, the sober, thoughtful judge, goes out and about among the German populace, as they explain they had no idea what was going on at nearby concentration camps. Tracy seems to…

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