PG | | Drama, History, War
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.
The film received six Oscar nominations, but lost all of them to The Last Emperor (1987).
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 ...
In the POW camp, when Basie stands at the dead woman's stretcher and tells her children "She's with God now", she blinks behind the veil.
English, Japanese, Mandarin, Shanghainese
$1,314,509 (USA) (13 December 1987)