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Empire of the Sun(1987)

Empire of the Sun (1987)

Empire of the Sun, 152min, United States

War, Drama

Steven Spielberg, Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Joe Pantoliano, Ben Stiller, Peter Gale, Rupert Frazer, Emily Richard, Leslie Phillips

The movie describes the events of 1941 when, after a surprise attack on Pearl Harbour the Japanese turned to China and among the first goal was just Shanghai. Only eleven Jim Graham, the son of British diplomats, was lost his parents in the confusion after the arrival of Japanese soldiers. His parents need to flee the country. The luxury they enjoy in a prison camp Suzhou, where his psyche changes from child naivety and carelessness on the bare desire to survive at all costs.