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Empire of the Sun

December 1941. 11-year-old Jim Graham lives with his family in Shanghai's International Settlement. When the Japanese army marches into the city, their life of privileged spendour is shattered.

December 1941. 11-year-old Jim Graham lives with his family in Shanghai's International Settlement. When the Imperial Japanese army marches into the city, their life of privileged spendour is shattered forever, and the family must flee for their lives. But in the turmoil of thousands of refugees, Jim is separated from his parents.

2 hours, 21 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Feb 2021 23:20

Credits

Role Contributor
Jim Christian Bale
Basie John Malkovich
Mrs Victor Miranda Richardson
Dr Rawlins Nigel Havers
Frank Joe Pantoliano
Maxton Leslie Phillips
Sgt. Nagata Masato Ibu
Director Steven Spielberg
Writer Tom Stoppard
Writer JG Ballard

Broadcast

  • Fri 26 Feb 2021 23:20