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City of Life and Death (2009)

R 10/01/2009 (US) DramaHistoryWar 2h 12m


City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking, a period of several weeks wherein tens of thousands of Chinese soldiers and civilians were killed.

  1. Lu Chuan

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Liu Ye

    Liu Ye

    Lu Jianxiong

  2. Gao Yuanyuan

    Gao Yuanyuan

    Miss Jiang

  3. Hideo Nakaizumi

    Hideo Nakaizumi


  4. John Paisley

    John Rabe

  5. Beverly Peckous

    Beverly Peckous

    Minnie Vautrin

  6. Fan Wei

    Fan Wei

    Mr. Tang

  7. Qin Lan

    Qin Lan

    Mrs. Tang

  8. Ryu Kohata

    Officer Osamu Ida

  9. Jiang Yiyan

    Jiang Yiyan

    Jiang Xiang Jun / Xiao Jiang

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City of Life and Death
City of Life and Death

Original Title 南京!南京!

Status Released

Original Language Chinese

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $10,652,498.00


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