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Empire Of The Sun

This adaptation of J.G. Ballard's quasi-autobiographical novel witnesses WWII through a child's eyes, and does so through a visual means more akin to silent than to modern filmmaking. Spielberg's vision is no longer one of innocent wonderment; instead, EMP… (more)

Released: 1987

Rating: PG

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Empire Of The Sun - Official Trailer
01:39 — Speilberg's chronicle of an English boy's experiences in a World War II internment camp in Japanese-occupied China. Not one of his best, but definitel (more…)
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01:42 — Trailer for Empire of the Sun. Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is uptur (more…)

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Empire of the Sun SUND

A British boy gets trapped in Shanghai at the dawn of WWII and interned in a Japanese prison camp, where he uses the skills he learned from a soldier-of-fortune to survive the harrowing ordeal. At the end of the war, the spoiled child has become a man.

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A British boy gets trapped in Shanghai at the dawn of WWII and interned in a Japanese prison camp, where he uses the skills he learned from a soldier-of-fortune to survive the harrowing ordeal. At the end of the war, the spoiled child has become a man.

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Empire of the Sun SUND

A British boy gets trapped in Shanghai at the dawn of WWII and interned in a Japanese prison camp, where he uses the skills he learned from a soldier-of-fortune to survive the harrowing ordeal. At the end of the war, the spoiled child has become a man.

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This adaptation of J.G. Ballard's quasi-autobiographical novel witnesses WWII through a child's eyes, and does so through a visual means more akin to silent than to modern filmmaking. Spielberg's vision is no longer one of innocent wonderment; instead, EMP… (more)

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