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Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)
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Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)
Original name: Onoda (10.000 nuits dans la jungle)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Cambodia
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line: no suicide, stay alive whatever happens, the mission is more important than anything else. Sent to Lubang, a small island in the Philippines where the Americans are about to land, this role will be to wage a guerilla war until the return of the Japanese troops. The Empire will surrender soon after Onoda 10.000 days later.
Plot: sea, fight, world war two, death, illness, beach, tourist, radio, boat, photograph, river, gunfight, helicopter, fire, full moon, blood, rainstorm, explosion, japanese soldier, newspaper, moon landing, drinking alcohol, taking a photograph, flashback, crying ...
Time: year 1944, year 1973, year 1976, year 1950, year 1969
Place: the philippines

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