Flight from Ashiya (1964)

Genres - Adventure, Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, War Drama  |   Release Date - Mar 25, 1964 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Japan, USA  |  
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Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to embark upon a dangerous mission to save raft-bound Japanese survivors from a murderous storm-tossed sea. As they head for their location, the film flashes back to chronicle the pasts of each pilot to make clear their mixed feelings about their upcoming assignment.

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war, aerial, Air-Force, America, avalanche, barnstorming, bridge [structure], crew, danger, death, demolition, fear, ferry, flashback, flight, flying, guilt, helicopter, Japan, landing [plane], leader, lost, mission [quest], overcome, parachute, pilot, racism, rafting, rescue, romance, sea, shipwreck, storm, survivor, trauma, typhoon, victim, water, weather, wife