Empire of the Sun (1987) (en)
Slogan: To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.
- Original title: Empire of the Sun
- Evaluation: 7.5 (Votes: 1320)
- Genres: Drama, History, War
- Release date 1987-12-09 (1987)
- Duration: 153 Min
- Keywords: coming of age, internment camp, japanese soldier, japanese surrender, chinese, child protagonist, children in wartime, suzhou, china, prisoner of war, stadium, based on novel or book, bravery, shanghai, china, peasant, japanese occupation of china, salt mine, japanese army
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 spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.