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Film REVIEW: Empire of the Sun (1987) - ★★★★★



Director: Steven Spielberg


Writer: Tom Stoppard

based on: Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard


Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers.


Genre: Drama, War


A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation of China during World War II.

Spielberg considers it to be his most profound work on "the loss of innocence". The film received positive reviews.



MIX UP REVIEWS:


Daniel (Age 12) - ★★★★★

"This was an amazing film, it had amazing acting and a great story it also had a great cast that portrayed all the characters perfectly.

Overall this is an amazing film and I cannot stress that enough."




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Like this? Try these!....



  1. Grave of the Fireflies (1988) - #10 - ★★★★★

  2. Jojo Rabbit (2019) - #30 - ★★★★★

  3. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) - #248 - ★★★★

  4. Hotel Rwanda (2004) - #249 - ★★★★

  5. Life is Beautiful (1997) - #250 - ★★★★

  6. The Imitation Game (2004) - #695 - ★★★

  7. Bridge of Spies (2015) - #696 - ★★★

  8. Pearl Harbor (2001) - #731 - ★★

  9. Midway (2019) - n/a


Check out these other war dramas including the beautiful anime film Grave of the Fireflies, following a young boy Nazi in Jojo Rabbit (2019), the excellent British WWII film Dunkirk (2017) and more from Steven Spielberg with Bridge of Spies.



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