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John Rabe

Release Date: May 21st, 2010

Not Yet Rated|2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
A German businessman (Ulrich Tukur) opens his company gates and saves thousands of Chinese civilians from Japanese invaders during the 1937 Nanking Massacre.

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Genres: Biography, War, Historical drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

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  • The 134-minute film jams in much information, incidents and characters without losing any entertainment value. And, fortunately, its heroism isn't pumped up or glorified. show more

  • Triumph seems the wrong note for a feature film about mass murder. Yet Gallenberger insists on an old-school historical melodrama, with the darkest of terrors leavened by humor, tenderness and even romance. It's only the terror that rings true. show more

  • Gallenberger tells Rabe’s story deftly, establishing essential elements of the man’s personality in subtle shorthand. show more

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