Empire of the Sun (1987)

Action & Adventure
2h 32m
Jamie Graham (Christian Bale), 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 (John Malkovich), 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.
Director(s): Steven Spielberg
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Audience: 90%rottentomatoes rating
Critics: 75%rottentomatoes rating
Film certificate Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children Rottentomatoes film page Empire of the Sun (1987) on IMDb

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