Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

DVD Rating: **

Reviewed by: Anton Bitel

Released to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, this excellent DVD includes a restored print of Barefoot Gen, scene selection, optional English subtitles, and also the sequel Barefoot Gen 2 (1986); the accompanying booklet contains an interview with author Keiji Nakazawa, and an essay by Jonathan Clements (co-author of 'The Anime Encyclopedia').

For every DVD sold, a donation will be made to War Child.

Copy picture Reviewed on: 22 Dec 2005
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Animation outlining the evils of the atomic bomb as told through the eyes of a young boy who survives the Hiroshima attack.
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Product Code: OPTD0245

Region: 2

Sound: Dolby Digital

Extras: English subtitles, comprehensive booklet with essays


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