Empire of the Sun

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

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Director:
Steven Spielberg
Writer:
Tom Stoppard, Menno Meyjes
Release Date:
1987-12-09
Run Time:
153m
Tagline:
To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.
Genres:
Drama History War
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