DIRECTORMasaki, Mori
TITLEBarefoot Gen
DISTRIBUTOROrion Home Video
ISBN6303523072
DATE PUBLISHED1983
RUNNING TIME85 minutes


Based on true-life experiences, this animated film is a vividly detailed account of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath. The film presents the story of a young boy, Gen, and the fate of his family during and after the atomic attack. Although it omits much from the graphic novel on which it is based, the film is a powerful reminder of the horrors of war. It is not intended for young children.


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