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Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG 12/09/1987 (US) DramaHistoryWar 2h 33m

To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.

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Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirit, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

  1. Steven Spielberg

    Director

  2. J.G. Ballard

    Novel

  3. Tom Stoppard

    Screenplay

  4. Menno Meyjes

    Screenplay

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