Empire of the Sun / Das Reich der Sonne [DVD9] (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War | DVD Video | DVD-9 | ~7.08 GB | 152 Min
MPEG2, PAL 16:9 (720x576) 7500.0 kbps, 25.000 fps | 18x Subtitle: Deutsch, English, Spanish …
Deutsch, English, Spanish (AC3, 192 Kbps, 2 ch), English (AC3, 384 Kbps, 6 ch)
Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.