City of Life and Death (2009)

Director
Lu Chuan

Main cast
Liu Ye; Gao Yuanyuan; Hideo Nakaizumi; John Paisley; Beverly Peckous

Genres
Drama, History, War

Description
City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking, a period of several weeks wherein tens of thousands of Chinese soldiers and civilians were killed.


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