PG | | Drama, History, War
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.
In Rescue Dawn (2006), 19 years after this film, Christian Bale recounts an incident during World War II in which an American fighter plane on a strafing run flew closely past him with the canopy open, and the pilots looking straight at him, with his goggles up.
In 1941 China and Japan had been in a state of undeclared war for four years. A Japanese army of occupation was in control of much of the countryside and many towns and cities. In Shanghai thousands of Westerners, protected by the diplomatic ...
When Jamie is thrown into the truck to Soochow, Christian Bale really cuts the top of his head. Blood appears above his forehead, and a drop splashes on his nose.
English, Japanese, Mandarin, Shanghainese
$1,314,509 (USA) (13 December 1987)
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