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Men Behind the Sun (Hei tai yang 731, Man Behind the Sun) (1988)

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11 years, 10 months ago at Oct 2 11:45
Before I attempt to discuss this film's merit, I'd like to start by clearing up a few things that may be misleading or unknown to potential viewers. First off, despite the 2003 you see atop the synopsis, the actual production date of this film is 1988. This is useful when assessing the production value (the look) of this film. Secondly, this film recounts all too true events. Heinous acts committe... read more
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Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.
Release date: 1 December 1988
UPC: 639518608622
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