The Fighter Pilot DVD

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When a young man discovers the person he always called ˜grandfather' is not the blood relative he believed, he embarks on a perilous journey delving into the past to unlock the truth about his real grandfather's legacy. Re-living the darkest hours of the Second World War through the memories of fading veterans, he uncovers that his real grandfather perished in a last-minute Kamikaze mission which devastated the United States Pacific Fleet in a plume of smoke and fire. Now he has no choice but to face a stark battle of his own to overcome the dark shadow cast by a... merciless battle Based on the best-selling novel, The Fighter Pilot is the $100m box-office sensation filled with stunning action, heart-wrenching emotion and the questions which lie at the very heart of war. [show more]

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Released
17 April 2019
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment 
Classification
Runtime
137 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5060192815115 
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Takashi Yamazaki writes and directs this Japanese war drama starring Haruma Miura and Kazue Fukiishi. When Kentaro (Miura) and Keiko (Fukiishi) find out that the man they thought was their grandfather was actually their grandmother's second husband and not their biological relation, they try to find out the truth about their real grandfather. Asking around his former comrades they discover that their real relative was a Kamikaze pilot during the time of the Pearl Harbour attacks in 1941.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.   When a young man discovers the person he always called grandfather is not the blood relative he believed, he embarks on a perilous journey delving into the past to unlock the truth about his real grandfather s legacy. Re-living the darkest hours of the Second World War through the memories of fading veterans, he uncovers that his real grandfather perished in a last-minute Kamikaze mission which devastated the United States Pacific Fleet in a plume of smoke and fire. Now he has no choice but to face a stark battle of his own to overcome the dark shadow cast by a merciless battle... Based on the best-selling novel, The Fighter Pilot is the $80m box-office sensation filled with stunning action, heart-wrenching emotion and the questions which lie at the very heart of war.