The Negotiator: Behind The Reversion of Okinawa

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  • Movie: The Negotiator: Behind The Reversion of Okinawa
  • Romaji: Henkan Koshonin Itsuka, Okinawa wo Torimodosu
  • Japanese: 返還交渉人 いつか、沖縄を取り戻す
  • Director: Tsuyoshi Yanagawa
  • Writer: Takuya Nishioka
  • Producer: Junichiro Nishiwaki
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: June 30, 2018
  • Runtime: 100 min.
  • Genre: Biopic / Period-1970
  • Distributor: Uzumasa
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by The AsianWiki Staff ©

Japanese diplomat Kazuo Chiba enters intense negotiations with the United States. He wants to remove nuclear weapons in Okinawa and prevent the use of Okinawa as a U.S. military base for the war in Vietnam.

Notes

  1. Based on novel “Boku wa Okinawa wo Torimodoshitai: Ishoku no Gaikokan Chiba Kazuo” by Tetsuji Miyagawa (published August 4, 2017 by Iwanami Shoten). The novel is based on the life of real person Kazuo Chiba.
  2. “The Negotiator: Behind The Reversion of Okinawa” first aired on NHK BS Premium as a 1 episode drama special on August 12, 2017.

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