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Empire of the Sun


USA 1987, 154 minutes
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Drama / War

Topics: Period 1930s, Period 1940s, Rites-of-passage.


Aroview: A much-admired Spielberg epic in which a young boy witnesses the Japanese invasion of China in WWII. Based on the memoirs of sci-fi writer J G Ballard.

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • trailers
  • aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • 2-disc set

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