Letters from Iwo Jima
Director: Clint Eastwood. Cast: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Ryo Kase, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Shido Nakamura, Nobumasa Sakagami, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takumi Bando, Ken Kensei, Takashi Yamaguchi, Yuki Matsuzaki, Akiko Shima. Screenplay: Iris Yamashita (based on the book Picture Letters from Commander in Chief by Tadamichi Kuribayashi and edited by Tsuyoko Yoshido).

Not yet reviewed in full. B+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Clint Eastwood
Best Original Screenplay: Iris Yamashita & Paul Haggis
Best Sound Effects: Alan Robert Murray & Bub Asman

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Director: Clint Eastwood
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture
National Board of Review: Best Picture

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