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City of Life and Death

Nanjing! Nanjing!

directed by Lu Chuan
Hong Kong 2009
  • 132 min
312 Ratings


Based on recorded witness testimony from real-life survivors, City of Life and Death is a stunning depiction of the Rape of Nanking, meticulously recreating the infamous reign of terror conducted by the occupying Japanese army in the Chinese capital in 1937.