Clint Eastwood Tsunami Film Yanked in Japan
Distributor calls 'Hereafter' 'not appropriate' now
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 14, 2011 4:30 AM CDT
Distributors of Hereafter in Japan have pulled the film from theaters, citing the movie's tsunami scene as "inappropriate" at this time.   (Studio still)

(Newser) – Clint Eastwood's latest film, Hereafter, which has scenes of a tsunami destroying a Thai village, has been yanked from theaters in Japan following the nation's catastrophic earthquake. Hereafter opened in Japan late last month, and had been scheduled to play until the end of March. The film's distributor, Warner Entertainment, said that the movie was "not appropriate" at this time, reports AP.