Empire of the Sun

1988 • 152 minutes
5.0
3 reviews
76%
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Internationally renowned director Steven Spielberg captures the powerful story of a sheltered young boy separated from his parents and forced to endure the ravages of war. Based on the autobiographical best seller by J.G. Ballard, this epic drama chronicles Ballard's remarkable struggle to survive a childhood filled with betrayal, death and disappointment trapped in Shanghai during the World War II Japanese occupation.
5.0
3 reviews
Jesi Dawn
June 7, 2021
As a kid I watched this, was very profound and I started watching every war movie I could find. Good and bad, because I find a kinship in those who have dealt with war.
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Matthew Weaver
October 17, 2022
Very Good!
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