History Film / GungHo

27th Apr '16 9:20:27 AM rabidwolfe
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Like a lot of the other pieces of Japanese corporate culture seen in the film, "Ribbons of Shame" [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame:Ribbons_of_shame are very real.]]

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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Like a lot of the other pieces of Japanese corporate culture seen in the film, "Ribbons of Shame" [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame:Ribbons_of_shame org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame are very real.]]
22nd Apr '16 1:24:49 AM TBustah
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** Really, the film was right on the money in general, even the aforementioned [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame "Ribbons of Shame"]].

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** Really, the film was right on the money in general, even including the aforementioned [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame "Ribbons of Shame"]].
22nd Apr '16 1:24:17 AM TBustah
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* ShownTheirWork: The film's depiction of Japanese executives dealing with American workers was so accurate that Toyota actually uses it to show Japanese managers that are bound for the USA how NOT to do things. [[http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2007-03-04/why-toyota-is-afraid-of-being-number-one]].
** Really, the film was right on the money in general, even the aforementioned [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame "Ribbons of Shame"]].
22nd Apr '16 1:04:51 AM TBustah
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Like a lot of the other pieces of Japanese corporate culture seen in the film, "Ribbons of Shame" [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbons_of_shame:Ribbons_of_shame are very real.]]
28th Jan '16 11:33:44 PM pratchettgaiman
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* TheAllegedCar: Some of the last few of the 15,000 cars they build in a month are rather ufinished.

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* TheAllegedCar: Some of the last few of the 15,000 cars they build in a month are rather ufinished.unfinished. [[spoiler: When Hunt tries to drive one out of the factory, it falls apart after going maybe 5 feet]]
* BlatantLies: Hunt tries to pretend that one of the unfinished cars has a windshield, and is immediately called on it by Sakamoto
28th Jan '16 10:53:18 PM pratchettgaiman
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* JerkAss: Saito
28th Jan '16 10:01:07 PM pratchettgaiman
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** In Universe, one of the things the citizens of Hadleyville bring to their welcoming ceremony for the Japanese executives is a Chinese-style dragon costume--although the actual dragon looks decidedly Western
17th Sep '15 8:45:51 AM RookEncounte
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** The specific plot, the workers at a closed auto plant learning from the Japanese company that takes over and revitalized their plant, specifically happened at the New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc ([=NUMMI=]) plant in Fremont, California.
29th Jul '15 2:18:24 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* TheAllegedCar: Some of the last few of the 15,000 cars they had to build in a month were...well...they never intended them to ''leave the factory'' like that...

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* TheAllegedCar: Some of the last few of the 15,000 cars they had to build in a month were...well...they never intended them to ''leave the factory'' like that...are rather ufinished.



* ShoutOut: The film takes place in Hadleyville, a probable ShoutOut to MarkTwain 's ''The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg'', which the plot faintly evoked.

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* ShoutOut: The film takes place in Hadleyville, a probable ShoutOut to MarkTwain 's ''The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg'', which the plot faintly evoked.evokes.
29th Jul '15 2:17:25 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** Assan may sound a bit like Nissan, but is in fact the name of a South Korean car company (aka Asan Motors) that was actually active at the time of the show (It would eventually merge with Hyundai).
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