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Empire of the Sun

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Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, Empire of the Sun stars Christian Bale as a spoiled young British boy, living with his wealthy family in pre-World War II Shanghai. During the Japanese invasion, Bale is separated from his parents. Read More
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Jim Graham
Mrs. Victor
Dr. Rawlins
Frank Demerest
Sgt. Nagata
Jim's Mother
Jim's Father
Mr. Victor
January 19, 2014
op81462
My favorite movie of all time. Bale's performance is the best performance of any child actor ever on screen. Movie is truly a masterpiece.
December 08, 2012
wvp29
My wife and I were teaching at Shanghai Interntional University in China. in 1990. I showed it to my students in a film course. All the comments about it to me were extremly favorable. I was able to visit many of the locales in the movie. Truly a work of art!
June 17, 2012
fairclojim
THIS KID SHOULD HAVE WON AND OSCAR FOR HIS ROLE IN THIS MOVIE HE WAS GREAT I WATCH THIS MOVIE AS OFTEN AS I CAN WHATS WRONG WITH THE PEOPLE WHO DO NOT SEE THIS AS A GREAT MOVIE IS IT BECAUSE IT SHOWS HOW BAD THE JAPS TREATED THESE PEOPLE ??
August 12, 2011
borntusoon
For me, one of the best films ever made.
May 25, 2011
johnnyshap3
a classic. among the best films ever

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