Letters From Iwo Jima

Continuity mistake: Saigo is told to empty out the chamberpot because it is full. But it is not full when he is taking it outside to empty it.

Joel Amos Gordon

Factual error: When American Cosair fighter planes strafe the Japanese soldiers with their machine guns, only two columns of bullets are seen striking the ground. These planes had six machine guns; there should be six columns.

Bruce Trestrail Premium member

Continuity mistake: When the plane lands in the pouring rain and the soldiers gets out of the plane, you can see their jackets are already wet from previous takes.

Mortug Premium member
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Trivia: This film was filmed back-to-back with Flags of Our Fathers, a movie from the American perspective of the battle of Iwo Jima.

Joel Amos Gordon

Saigo: We can die here, or we can continue fighting. Which would better serve the emperor?

General Tadamichi Kuribayashi: Everything happens in threes.

General Tadamichi Kuribayashi: I am determined to serve and give my life for my country.

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