Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Title: Empire of the Sun

Release: 1987

Rating: 7.8

Language: English, Japanese, Mandarin, Shanghainese

Country: USA

Runtime: 153

Genre: Action,Drama,History,War

Empire of the Sun

Release 1987
Rating 7.8
Language English, Japanese, Mandarin, Shanghainese
Country USA
Runtime 153
Genre Action,Drama,History,War



Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.

Director :

Steven Spielberg

Writer :

Tom Stoppard (screenplay), J.G. Ballard (novel)

Actors :

... Jim 'Jamie' Graham

... Mrs. Victor

... Dr. Rawlins

... Dainty

... Frank Demarest