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, EMPIRE OF THE SUN concerns the end of innocence--a young boy thrown into adulthood and an entire generation...read more

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01:39 — Steven Spielberg's chronicle of an English boy's experiences in a World War II internment camp in Japanese-occupied China.
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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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  • 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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