The Tarnished Miracle 17:00, 1998 (Ref: AS98145)


It’s the world’s second largest economy. It greases the wheels of the global markets. But Japan is in financial crisis – bad loans, bankruptcies and a government debt that is one of the largest in the world. It also has one of the world’s oldest populations. In this film we examine how the Japanese miracle lost its lustre and the human cost if it fails to get it back.