Jolie's 'Unbroken' to be banned in Japan?

4 years ago

angelina-jolie-720x450Tokyo: Japanese nationalists have created an online petition to ban Angelina Jolie`s directorial film “Unbroken” from the country`s cinemas, insisting showing their soldiers abusing prisoners of war is unfair.The story of the film is about a US Olympian Louis Zamperini, who spent 47 days in the Pacific Ocean following a plane crash during World War II before being captured by the Japanese and forced to work in a labour camp for more than two years.Nationalists in the country are incensed by the portrayal of their soldiers in the movie, and have now set up a petition on, calling for the distribution of “Unbroken” to be halted in Japan as it is “contradictory to the facts", reports protest has already attracted more than 8,000 signatures.IANS

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