Empire of the Sun (1987)

Title: Empire of the Sun

Tagline: To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.

Genre: Drama,History,War

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Christian Bale,John Malkovich,Miranda Richardson,Nigel Havers,Joe Pantoliano,Leslie Phillips,Masatō Ibu,Emily Richard,Rupert Frazer,Peter Gale,Takatarô Kataoka,Ben Stiller,David Neidorf,Ralph Seymour,Robert Stephens,Zhai Naishe,Guts Ishimatsu,Emma Piper,James Walker,Jack Dearlove,Anna Turner,Ann Castle,Yvonne Gilan,Ralph Michael,Sybil Maas,Eric Flynn,James Greene,Simon Harrison,Barrie Houghton,Paula Hamilton,Thea Ranft,Tony Boncza,Nigel Leach,Sheridan Forbes,Peter Copley,Barbara Bolton,Francesca Longrigg,Samantha Warden,Burt Kwouk,Tom Danaher,Paul McGann

Status: Released

Release: 1987-12-09

Runtime: 153

Plot: Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirit, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Christian Bale

    • John Malkovich

    • Miranda Richardson

      Mrs. Victor
    • Nigel Havers

      Dr. Rawlins
    • Joe Pantoliano

      Frank Demarest
    • Leslie Phillips

    • Masatō Ibu

      Sgt. Nagata
    • Emily Richard

      Jim's Mother
    • Rupert Frazer

      Jim's Father
    • Peter Gale

      Mr. Victor
    • Takatarô Kataoka

      Kamikaze Boy Pilot
    • Ben Stiller

    • David Neidorf

    • Ralph Seymour

    • Robert Stephens

      Mr. Lockwood
    • Zhai Naishe

    • Guts Ishimatsu

      Sgt. Uchida
    • Emma Piper

      Amy Matthews
    • James Walker

      Mr. Radik
    • Jack Dearlove

      Singing Prisoner
    • Anna Turner

      Mrs. Gilmour
    • Ann Castle

      Mrs. Phillips
    • Yvonne Gilan

      Mrs. Lockwood
    • Ralph Michael

      Mr. Partridge
    • Sybil Maas

      Mrs. Hug
    • Eric Flynn

      British Prisoner
    • James Greene

      British Prisoner
    • Simon Harrison

      British Prisoner
    • Barrie Houghton

      British Prisoner
    • Paula Hamilton

      British Prisoner
    • Roy Button (Directing)

      Second Assistant Director
    • Alan L. Nineberg (Sound)

      ADR Editor
    • Steve Harding (Directing)

      Assistant Director
    • Ken Shane (Directing)

      Third Assistant Director
    • Juan Estelrich Revesz (Crew)

      Second Unit
    • Tom Stoppard (Writing)

    • Robert Shapiro (Production)

      Executive Producer
    • Frank Marshall (Production)

    • Nik Korda (Directing)

      Assistant Director
    • Norman Reynolds (Art)

      Production Design
    • Menno Meyjes (Writing)

    • Bob Ringwood (Costume & Make-Up)

      Costume Design
    • Steven Spielberg (Production)

    • Kathleen Kennedy (Production)

    • John Williams (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • J.G. Ballard (Writing)

    • Michael Kahn (Editing)

    • Allen Daviau (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • David Tomblin (Directing)

      First Assistant Director
    • Vic Armstrong (Crew)

      Stunt Coordinator
    • Empire Of The Sun.1987 Teaser.

      • Trailer
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