Plot & Details
Based on a true story, 'John Rabe' tells the story of a German businessman who rescued more than 200,000 civilians during the so-called "Nanking Massacre" in China. Drawing from John Rabe's 1937 diaries as source material, Academy Award Winner Florian Gallenberger has crafted a portrait of a man revered as a saint in China to this day and yet never rewarded for his courage during his lifetime. An Official Selection at the Berlin Film Festival. Winner of 4 Golden Lolas, Germany's top film prize, for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Costume and Best Production Design.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 134min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 05/21/2010
- Distributor(s): Majestic Filmverleih
- Director(s): Florian Gallenberger
- Starring: Ulrich Tukur , Daniel Brühl , Steve Buscemi , Anne Consigny , Dagmar Manzel
- Themes: Crimes Against Humanity,Heroic Mission,Unlikely Heroes
- Tone: Disturbing,Earnest,Enigmatic,Reflective
- Keywords: assault,hero,slaughter,China,Chinese [nationality],Nazi,Nazism
- Country of Origin: Germany (04-02-2009),USA - Limited (05-21-2010)
- Language: English,German,Japanese,Mandarin