Here's our first look at Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox in the Peter Webber directed film Emperor. The movie is based on the real life events set durring the final days of World War II after the Japanese surrendered. The posters that you see here are just being used to help sell the film at the Cannes Film Festival. Ya gotta love that pipe Lee is smoking!
Here's the Synopsis:
Inspired by true events, is an epic story of love and understanding set amidst the tensions and uncertainties of the days immediately following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On the staff of General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), the de facto ruler of Japan as Supreme Commander of the occupying forces, a leading Japanese expert, General Bonner Fellers (Fox) is charged with reaching a decision of historical importance: should Emperor Hirohito be tried and hanged as a war criminal? From director Peter Webber (Girl with a Pearl Earring), EMPEROR is produced by Yoko Narahashi (The Last Samurai), Gary Foster (Ghost Rider, Daredevil, The Soloist), Eugene Nomura (Tajomaru, Surely Some Day) and Russ Krasnoff (The Soloist).