Empire Of The Sun


Director: Steven Spielberg Actors: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson Genres: Drama, History, War Country: USA Release Year: 1987 Duration: 152 min Synopsis: 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…