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A.k.a.
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
Year
1959
Runtime
208 min.
Director
Masaki Kobayashi
Genres
Drama, War
Rating *
8.6
Votes *
3,914
Checks
1,737
Favs
356
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
20.5% (1:5)
Favs/dislikes
27:1
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  1. Windill's avatar

    Windill

    Excellent movie, the first one of a trilogy about WWII in the eyes of a Japanese humanist. This first one depicts life in the Japanese prisoner-of-war camps. How the Chinese were treated. Very interesting. 5 years 2 months ago
  2. pramodc84's avatar

    pramodc84

    What a cinema! 9 years 4 months ago
  3. renepuig's avatar

    renepuig

    Though the film is long, you forget about it minutes into the film...and by the end you want more. This is cinema at it's best! 2 years 2 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in IMDb's History Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #5 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  3. This movie ranks #5 in Doubling the Canon
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  4. This movie ranks #6 in IMDb's War Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #11 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  6. This movie ranks #47 in IMDb's Drama Top 50
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  7. This movie ranks #64 in Kinema Junpo's Top 200 Japanese Films
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  8. This movie ranks #117 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  9. This movie ranks #194 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
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  10. This movie ranks #272 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  11. This movie ranks #527 in The Criterion Collection
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