Coup d'etat (1973 film)

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Coup d'Etat aka Martial Law (戒厳令, Kaigenrei) is a 1973 Japanese film directed by Yoshishige Yoshida. It was Japan's submission to the 46th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film but it was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]

Coup d'Etat
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Japanese戒厳令
HepburnKaigenrei
Directed byYoshishige Yoshida
Written byMinoru Betsuyaku
Music byToshi Ichiyanagi Hideo Kanze Yuji Takahashi Takehisa Kosugi
Production
company
Release date
  • June 7, 1973 (1973-06-07)
Running time
110 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

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The film is an account of the attempted overthrow of the Japanese government by the army on February 26, 1936.[3] It is based on the life of the ultranationalist intellectual Ikki Kita.

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  1. ^ "List of Japanese films nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film" (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 2008-06-22.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ Jacoby, Alexander (2008). A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press. p. 364. ISBN 978-1-933330-53-2.

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