Letters from Iwo Jima

Directed By Clint Eastwood

RDrama / Paramount Pictures / Dec 20, 2006

Tells the story of the famous WWII battle from the opposite side of Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers. The story revolves around the real-life Japanese General Tadamichi Kuribayashi, played by Watanabe, who battled American troops for 40 days on the small island of Iwo Jima.

The cast includes Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryo Kase, Shido Nakamura and Michael Lawson.

Letters from Iwo Jima won 1 Oscar at the
2007 Academy Awards