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Feb 222021
 
FUKUSHIMA 50

Arriving On VOD/Digital Platforms On March 5th
Directed by: Setsuro Wakamatsu

OFFICIAL FILM SYNOPSIS:
Japan’s Tohoku Region: at a magnitude of 9.0, the strongest earthquake in the country’s history strikes, triggering a huge tsunami and carnage that would end up killing thousands of people and displacing many more. It mercilessly engulfs the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, causing a crippling station blackout. Unable to be cooled, the nuclear reactors quickly turn into hydrogen bombs at the brink of explosion. If the power plant is abandoned, Japan’s destruction is assured. Facing a life or death situation, the power plant workers known as the“Fukushima 50,” including shift supervisor Izaki and plant manager Yoshida, remain on the site until the bitter end. As the world holds its breath, the Fukushima 50 fight for their hometown, their families, and the future of Japan.

FUKUSHIMA 50
Directed by: Setsuro Wakamatsu
Written by: Ryusho Kadota (Book:“On The Brink:The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi”)
and Yoichi Maekawa (Screenplay)
Country of Origin:Japan
Language: Japanese (OV) / English (dub)
Genre: Action & Drama
Distributor: Capelight Pictures
Produced by: Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
RunTime:121minutes

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