14 Apr '17, 2am

The Railway Man: When a Simple Radio can bring Salvation or a World of Hurt:

The Railway Man: When a Simple Radio can bring Salvation or a World of Hurt:

Eric and some of the other POWs use the radio to get updates on the war, which gives them a boost of morale while enduring the hard labor of building the railroad. Of course, the Japanese eventually find the radio and think that Eric and his comrades are using it to transmit information to the allied forces and begin to torture the men for answers. It’s during this time that Eric meets Japanese secret police officer Takashi Nagase (played by both Hiroyuki Sanada and Tanroh Ishida), who acts as a translator during the brutal questioning and torture sessions.

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