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International Lens: Godzilla!

Tuesday, April 3

Godzilla

Presented by: Dr. Yoshikuni Igarashi, Associate Professor, Department of History

Japan (1954) Dir: Ishirô Honda. In this classic sci-fi horror drama, American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable dinosaur-like beast. The 164-foot radioactive reptile goes on a rampage, destroying Tokyo. The es- sential giant monster movie. Japanese with English subtitles. Not rated. 96 mins. Blu-ray. Funding provided by the Department of History.

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