Empire of the Sun (1987)

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

Directing:
  • Steven Spielberg

Writing:
  • Tom Stoppard
  • Menno Meyjes
  • J.G. Ballard

Stars:
Release Date: 1987-12-09
themoviedb icon 7.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | 日本語 | 普通话
  • Runtime: 153
  • Budget: $35,000,000
  • Revenue: $66,700,000

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Christian Bal...
Jim 'Jamie' Graham
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Dainty
Masatō Ibu
Masatō Ibu
Sgt. Nagata
Robert Stephens
Robert Stephe...
Mr. Lockwood
James Walker
James Walker
Mr. Radik
John Malkovich
John Malkovic...
Basie
Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richa...
Mrs. Victor
Joe Pantoliano
Joe Pantolian...
Frank Demarest
Leslie Phillips
Leslie Philli...
Maxton
Rupert Frazer
Rupert Frazer
John Graham, Jim's father
David Neidorf
David Neidorf
Tiptree
Ralph Seymour
Ralph Seymour
Cohen
Guts Ishimatsu
Guts Ishimats...
Sgt. Uchida
Sybil Maas
Sybil Maas
Mrs. Hug
Barrie Houghton
Barrie Hought...
British Prisoner
Naishe Zhai
Naishe Zhai
Yang
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