Movie Trailer for Empire of the Sun (1987) starring Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Joe Pantoliano, Leslie Phillips, Ben Stiller directed by Steven Spielberg Movie Review

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Trailer for Empire of the Sun

As a young boy living in Shanghai in 1941, Jim Graham's (Christian Bale - Public Enemies) life is one of privilege but all that changes on December 8th 1941 as the Japanese invade Shanghai. Separated from his mum and dad, Jim tries to carry on as normal returning to their now abandoned home but as food runs out he gets increasingly desperate before ending up with a couple of American mercenaries. Eventually Jim along with the Americans are captured and end up in the Soo Chow confinement camp with many other Brits and Americans. Whilst the camp is riddled with sickness and a very different life to what he had known Jim keeps on going, creating a new life for himself in the camp as he not only scavenges and trades for goods for his American friends but also for the sick he sees around him. ... Read Review