Praised film director talks about Fukushima and Nagasaki

8 years ago by in Entertainment, Japan

Praised film director Oliver Stone talked about the victims at Fukushima and Nagasaki and said that the victims of the two disasters were hoping for the elimination of nuclear weapons in the world.

Stone gave a lecture in Tokyo on Sunday after visiting the Japanese cities for the 68th anniversary of the US atomic bombings. The artist said he met with survivors in each of the affected cities and was surprised to find out that it was impossible for them to get treatment after the bombings.  Also, the artist added that the survivors are still hoping for the abolition of nuclear arms during their lifetime, according to the media.

Stone won the 1986 Academy Award for best picture for “Platoon”. The movie is about American soldiers in the Vietnam War.

Last year, he produced a TV documentary series, “The Untold History of the United States” in which he questions the use of the atomic bombs

Also, the artist attended the ceremony that commemorated 68 years since the disaster at Hiroshima, in the Japanese city.

The atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were conducted by the United States during the final stages of World War II in 1945. The two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.