R | | Drama, History, Romance
A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
In 2011, Yimou Zhang selected Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir to be his first protégé and invited her work closely with him on the set during production of this film as well as with him in the editing room and post production.
Mandarin, English, Japanese, Shanghainese
$48,558 (USA) (20 January 2012)
$9,213 (USA) (17 May 2013)