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Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS

2002 1 hour 48 minutes
75/100

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A Japanese film that tells the tale of the birth of VHS. It follows Kagatani Shizuo, an electronics employee who rallies his coworkers to save their jobs by increasing sales. They do this by developing the VHS standard. They battle with Sony and their standard and ultimately prevail.

Released

16th June 2002

22 years ago

Runtime

1 hour 48 minutes

Finishes at 1:23pm

Ratings and awards

1 win & 4 nominations

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    7/10

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    80%

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    75%

Directed by

Kiyoshi Sasabe

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Written by

Kiyoshi Sasabe

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