Keiko, the “Queen Bee” of Anatahan (Akemi Negishi) with one of her numerous suitors in Josef von Sternberg's ANATAHAN
Keiko, the “Queen Bee” of Anatahan (Akemi Negishi) in Josef von Sternberg's ANATAHAN.
One man holds out in Josef von Sternberg's ANATAHAN.
The surviving sailors of Josef von Sternberg's ANATAHAN.
Keiko, the “Queen Bee” of Anatahan (Akemi Negishi) arouses the attentions of twelve stranded sailors in Josef von Sternberg's ANATAHAN.

Anatahan

Josef von Sternberg, 1953, Japan

NEW RESTORATION!  Inspired by an actual event during WWII, Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan, tells the story of a dozen Japanese sailors who are stranded on the remote island of Anatahan during the waning days of the war. The war ends, unbeknownst to the men, and they engage in their own private war for dominance of their island domain and possession of the sole woman in their midst, Keiko (Akemi Negishi), the so-called "Queen Bee" of Anatahan.

Details

  • 91 min
  • B&W
  • In Japanese, English

Formats

  • Blu-ray
  • DCP
  • DVD

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