Empire of the sun


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
General Note
Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard.
General Note
Special features: Behind the scenes documentary The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; music, John Williams.
Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers.
The story of a British 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.
Target Audience
CHV rating: PG.
System Details
DVD; region 1; widescreen; dual-layer format.
English (Dolby surround 5.1 or Dolby surround stereo) or French dialogue (Dolby surround stereo); Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai or English subtitles.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, S., Kennedy, K., Marshall, F., Stoppard, T., Bale, C., Malkovich, J., Richardson, M., Havers, N., Daviau, A., Williams, J., & Ballard, J. G. (2009). Empire of the sun . Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. 2009. Empire of the Sun. Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. Empire of the Sun Warner Home Video, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, Steven, et al. Empire of the Sun Warner Home Video, 2009.

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