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After Japan surrenders to the US military, ending WWII, General Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) must enter the country looking like a liberator, not a conqueror. Stepping into the shoes of the former Emperor, MacArthur looks to his advisor on Japanese culture (Matthew Fox) to avoid any missteps.

MPAA Rating PG-13 for violent content, brief strong language and smoking (historical).
Theatrical Release March 7, 2013
Director Peter Webber
Cast Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, Kaori Momoi
Run Time 104
2013 Roadside Attractions Official Movie Website

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