Empire Of The Sun  (1987)  إمبراطورية الشمس

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  • U.S.
  • 152 minutes
  • Released
    • MPAA
    • PG

The story of Jamie "Jim" Graham, a young boy who goes from living in a wealthy British family in Shanghai, to becoming a prisoner of war in Lunghua Civilian Assembly Center, a Japanese...Read more internment camp, during World War II.


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The story of Jamie "Jim" Graham, a young boy who goes from living in a wealthy British family in Shanghai, to becoming a prisoner of war in Lunghua Civilian Assembly...Read more Center, a Japanese internment camp, during World War II.

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  • Eric Flynn, who plays a British POW, was actually a POW as a child in a Japanese camp.
  • David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia) originally wanted to direct the film.
  • Over 5,000 local extras were used, some old enough to remember the Japanese occupation of Shanghai...Read more 40 years earlier. Members of the People's Liberation Army played Japanese soldiers.
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