The Burmese Harp

Ed Newman
2 min readFeb 10, 2019

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. — Ernest Hemingway

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Finished watching The Burmese Harp (Biruma no tategoto) last night. Moving story of a Japanese soldier in Burma at the end of World War Two & the events that lead him to become a priest. During an early scene in the movie we see he is a sensitive man. In his last words to his comrades returning to Japan he states that he has…

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