Yamato is a 2005 Japanese war film. It was directed by Junya Sato and is based on a book by Jun Henmi. With a framing story set in the present day, by flashbacks it tells the story of the crew of the World War II Japanese battleship Yamato, concentrating on the ship's demise during Operation Ten-Go. The film begins with footage from Asahi Shimbun's special expedition to the Yamato wreckage in 1999, then to a woman, Makiko Uchida, visiting the Yamato Museum in Kure, Hiroshima on 6 April 2005. She is looking for a boat to take her to the site where the Yamato sank, to honor the crew on the...
|Release date:||December 17, 2005|
|Directed by:||Junya Sato|
|Music by:||Joe Hisaishi|
|Screenplay by:||Junya Sato|
|Adapted from:||Otoko-tachi no Yamato|