|The Sea and Poison|
|Directed by||Kei Kumai|
|Based on||The Sea and Poison|
by Shusaku Endo
|Starring|| Eiji Okuda |
The Sea and Poison (海と毒薬, Umi to Dokuyaku) is a 1986 Japanese film directed by Kei Kumai and based on a novel by Shusaku Endo. It tells the true story of downed American pilots in World War II who are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
The film has never been released on home video outside of Japan and has never been released with an English translation.Unofficial translations exist online and can be legally watched with an original Japanese DVD using computer software that allows custom subtitles.
37th Berlin International Film Festival
41st Mainichi Film Award
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