Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, this drama from director Steven Spielberg stars Christian Bale as Jamie, a spoiled young British boy, living with his wealthy family in pre-World War II Shanghai. As the Japanese take over the city, Jamie is tossed into a prison camp and he manages to turn his imprisonment into an exciting adventure.

Duration: 153 min

Release: 1987

IMDb: 7.8