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 ...
As Jamie races after the truck filled with British citizens, the little boy standing in the back of the truck stares at him. His mouth is open in distant shots and closed in close-ups.
English, Japanese, Mandarin, Shanghainese
$1,314,509 (USA) (13 December 1987)