Beast of Bataan


2010

Brief Synopsis

Film based on the true story of Japanese General Homma, "The Beast of Bataan," who was implicated in the Japanese Bataan Death March. 10,000 American and Filipino soldiers died on the forced march to captivity in 1942. Homma's young lawyer tries the case, his first, and fights against the death pena

Film Details

Also Known As
Homma
Release Date
2010
Production Company
Film Bridge International; Film Bridge International; Film Bridge International
Location
Australia

Synopsis

Film based on the true story of Japanese General Homma, "The Beast of Bataan," who was implicated in the Japanese Bataan Death March. 10,000 American and Filipino soldiers died on the forced march to captivity in 1942. Homma's young lawyer tries the case, his first, and fights against the death penalty for his client.

Film Details

Also Known As
Homma
Release Date
2010
Production Company
Film Bridge International; Film Bridge International; Film Bridge International
Location
Australia

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Miscellaneous Notes

Based on the book "A Trial of Generals: Homma, Yamashita, Macarthur" written by Lawrence Taylor published by Icarus Press March 1, 1981.

Fred Schepisi previously attached to direct.

Mark Jean previously attached to direct. Paul Verhoeven previously attached to direct.

William Hurt, William Dafoe, Charlie Hunnam, Hayden Christensen were previously attached to star.