The Flowers of War (2011)

R  |   |  Drama, History, Romance


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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.


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  • Christian Bale in The Flowers of War (2011)
  • Christian Bale and Ni Ni in The Flowers of War (2011)
  • Christian Bale and Tianyuan Huang in The Flowers of War (2011)
  • Christian Bale in The Flowers of War (2011)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Yimou Zhang

Writers:

Heng Liu (screenplay), Geling Yan (novel)

Did You Know?

Trivia

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.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | History | Romance | War

Details

Release Date:

16 December 2011

Language

Mandarin, English, Japanese, Shanghainese


Country of Origin

China, Hong Kong

Box Office

Budget:

$94,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$48,558 (USA) (20 January 2012)

Gross:

$9,213 (USA) (17 May 2013)

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