(This post originally appeared on May 11, 2010.)
We hadn’t seen a big, epic historical drama for a while, and this is one from the Eighties that we never watched. My fondness for war films is well-documented, too, so we gave EMPIRE OF THE SUN a try and I’m glad we did.
Based on an autobiographical novel by British SF author J.G. Ballard, the story centers around his childhood in Shanghai