Empire of the Sun (1987)

Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.
Genres:  ActionDramaHistoryWar
Actors:  Christian BaleJohn MalkovichMiranda Richardson
Directors:  Steven Spielberg
Countries:  USAUK
Writers:  Tom StoppardJ.G. Ballard
Runtime: 2h 33min
Release: 25 December 1987
IMDb: 7.7

Random Movies