Godzilla. Then and now.

A scene from the 1954 Japanese nuclear disaster movie, 'Gojira'.

The tsunami and earthquake ravaged town of Natori, Miyagi, Japan, 14 March 2011.

Sendai Port, Miyagi, Japan, 13 March 2011.

For anyone interested in the origins of the Godzilla legend, the The New York Times has a very good piece about Japan's nuclear disaster film genre here: 'Japan's Long Nuclear Disaster Film'.

However, right now my thoughts are with the people of this troubled island...

ALEX HOFFORD : JAPAN NUCLEAR EARTHQUAKE TSUNAMI PHOTOGRAPHER

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