Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990 TV Movie)
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The scenes of the people searching out the river and then after drinking dropping dead into the river are right out of the book, much as most of the scenes of burns, the blast effects and much more. Some scenes of course did not happen, like those of the American POW's.
In all this film does depict some of the tensions that are still felt about the bombings today. Japan still protests the bombings today and America has not apologized for dropping them. I think where this film fails is that a little one sided about the bombing. The events leading up to the bomb and the atrocities committed by Japan. The rape of Nan King, the Bataan death march, the killing of Chinese, Philippine and American civilians. Japan had launched balloon at the US to destroy or forest but only killed a group of kids. The chemical warfare in china and at nearly the same time we dropped the bomb on Hiroshima Japan already had plans to drop biological weapons on Los Angeles and San Diego, arguments between Japanese military factions over the need for submarines and planes are what stopped the biological attacks.
Instead of a what have we brought upon ourselves tone the movie has a what has America done to us tone. This may be more accurate because Japanese citizens were lied to about most of the war, which is shown in the film as an announcement after both bombings that Japan has bombed New York.
If you consider everything about the war and what Japan did to wind up in this position the film is very good. However if all you know about Japan and WWII is what you see in this film you will be given the wrong message and as it has been said before "Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it".