In July 1945, during the end of World War II, Japan is forced to accept the Potsdam Declaration. A cabinet meeting has continued through days and nights, but a decision cannot be made. The U.S. drops atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. General Korechika Anami is torn over making the proper decision and the Emperor of Japan worries about his people. Prime Minister Kantaro Suzuki leads the cabinet meeting, while Chief Secretary Hisatsune Sakomizu can't do anything, but watch the meeting. At this time, Major Kenji Hatanaka and other young commissioned officers, who are against Japan surrendering, move to occupy the palace and a radio broadcasting station. The radio station is set to broadcast Emperor Hirohito reading out the Imperial Rescript on the Termination of the War.
A portrait of Swedish writer August Strindberg.
Dan August is a Quinn Martin crime drama series which aired on ABC from 1970-1971. The series stars Burt Reynolds as the title character. Reruns of Dan August aired in prime time on CBS from May to October 1973 and from April to June 1975.
A mini-series about the life of Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter, August Strindberg. He is portrayed as a misogynous, selfish and racial. And he loses everything, for the sake of the art.
Three years ago on a raining day, Ban-suk goes out to find her husband, Wang-bae who is having an affair. That day, her son is killed in a hit-and-run and Dong-wu finds out his girlfriend, Mi-su has left him and their son. Three years later, Ban-suk gets out of a rest home and plans to seek revenge when her husband asks for a divorce. She decides to move to the same apartment complex where he and Hong-hwa are living together. Next door, Dong-wu, a part-time trainer at the gym Ban-suk is working at, is living there. Ban-suk sees Hong-hwa flirting with Dong-wu at the gym and is disappointed that Dong-wu goes along with that. She begins to see him as a playboy that her father and her husband were and hates him. Since then, they have conflicts about everything. Meanwhile, Dong-wu’s ex-girlfriend and his son’s birth mother, Mi-su gets in an accident at a club and gets help from Ban-suk’s brother, Jong-hyeok. One day, Ban-suk meets Dong-wu’s son and begins to understand who Dong-wu really is. After they realize they both have grudges against Ban-suk’s husband, Wang-bae, they become closer friends. When Dong-wu’s son treats her like his mother, Ban-suk is reminded of her dead son. Dong-wu, who is helping Ban-suk overcome her difficult past, falls in love with her without realizing that he’s the one who caused her pain three years ago.
Hiroshima Showa 20 nen 8 Gatsu Muika is a Japanese television special drama. The story is about a family of three sisters and one brother with a dog living and running a Japanese Ryokan in Tenjin-cho, Hiroshima near Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. The drama was made as the first drama of Nada So So Project by TBS for its 50th anniversary in 2005. The drama has been awarded the 2006 best TV program award of "NAB Awards" from National Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan.
Augustine: The Decline of the Roman Empire is a 2010 two-part television miniseries chronicling the life of St. Augustine, the early Christian theologian, writer and Bishop of Hippo Regius at the time of the Vandal invasion. This series was directed by Christian Duguay and was shot on location in Tunisia. In the United States, the film is distributed under the title Restless Heart: The Confessions of Saint Augustine.
As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from those who want to sever Caesar's bloodline once and for all.