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Empire of the Sun

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Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, Empire of the Sun stars [[Performer~P3538~Christian Bale~christianbale]] as a spoiled young British boy, living with his wealthy family in pre-World War II Shanghai. During the Japanese invasion, Bale is separated from his parents. With the help of soldier-of-fortune [[Performer~P44846~John Malkovich~johnmalkovich]], Bale learns to survive without a retinue of servants at his beck and call. By the time Malkovich and Bale are tossed into a Japanese prison...more

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3.0

60 out of 100 Metascore®

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13

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