Overview

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 named Basie, 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 spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

  1. Menno Meyjes

    Screenplay

  2. J.G. Ballard

    Novel

  3. Steven Spielberg

    Director

  4. Tom Stoppard

    Screenplay

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Status Released

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  • December 9, 1987
    PG, Premiere

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 33m

Budget $38,000,000.00

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