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11 WWII Movies From the Japanese perspective

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Check out 10 of the best Japanese WWII movies. Learn about World War II from a different perspective!

Jamie Greenberg Talks “Future ’38”, His Anti-Nazi Time Travel Comedy

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In this lighthearted screwball comedy, a secret agent from 1938 travels to the far-off future of 2018 on a mission to stop Hitler.

“In the Crosswind” Illuminates a Little Known Baltic Tragedy of WWII

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This Estonian film reveals why Baltic countries still fear Russian today

Top Five WWII Movies From the German Perspective

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The five best WWII movies (and one bonus TV show)... through Germany's eyes.

Review: Land of Mine (Denmark/Germany, 2015)

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This Oscar-nominated Danish/German film explores a little-known part of WWII's aftermath.

Review: Stalingrad (Russia, 2013)

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A 2013 Russian revisitation of WWII's arguably most important battle, complete with slick production quality and special effects.

Review: The Message (China, 2009)

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A star-studded Chinese blockbuster which feels like a game of Clue set during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Trailer: Panfilov’s 28 Men (Russia, 2016)

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Set for release on Nov. 24, 2016, the Russian film Panfilov's 28 Men resurfaces a historically disputed story from WWII's Battle of Moscow.

Review: The Eternal Zero (Japan, 2013)

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2013 was a good year for Japanese aviation fans. Hayao Miyazaki released his magnum opus The Wind Rises, a fictionalized biopic of Jiro Horikoshi (the...

Review: Look Who’s Back (Germany, 2015)

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In 2012, writer Timur Vermes published Look Who’s Back, perhaps Germany’s most provocative and popular novel in recent memory. Its premise? Adolf Hitler has somehow...

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