Anatahan

Directed by Josef von Sternberg

Release: 1953
Runtime: 91
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese, English

NEW RESTORATION!  Inspired by an actual event during WWII, Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan, tells the story of a dozen Japanese sailors who are stranded on the remote island of Anatahan during the waning days of the war. The war ends, unbeknownst to the men, and they engage in their own private war for dominance of their island domain and possession of the sole woman in their midst, Keiko (Akemi Negishi), the so-called "Queen Bee" of Anatahan.

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Technical Info

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
  • Color: B&W