A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen. In 1941 as World War II sweeps across Europe, the United States attempts diplomatic correspondence with Japan. Simultaneously, Japan is preparing for an attack on an American naval base in case diplomacy fails. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor from both the American and Japanese perspectives, this film surpasses typical war films to address the political and cultural importance of that fateful day in November. Directed by Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku and Toshio Masuda. With Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten and Tatsuya Mihashi. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, War, History. Year: 1970.