Empire of the Sun

1987
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Empire Of The Sun
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Empire of the Sun
Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: December 9, 1987 | PG
Summary: Empire of the Sun—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 theEmpire of the Sun—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. [Warner Bros. Pictures] Expand
Director: Steven Spielberg
Genre(s): Action, Drama, History, War
Rating: PG
Runtime: 153 min
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