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The Flowers of War

Jin líng shí san chai

Directed by Zhang Yimou
China, Hong Kong, 2011
Drama, War


Set in 1937 in Nanjing, China during the Nanking Massacre, at the time of the Second Sino-Japanese War, a group of escapees, finding sanctuary in a Church compound, risk their lives as they struggle to survive the plight and persecution brought on by the violent invasion of the city.

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The Flowers of War Directed by Zhang Yimou

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

2012 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Hong Kong Film Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Chinese Language Film from the Two Coasts

Asian Film Awards

2012 | Winner: Best Newcomer

2012 | 5 nominations including: Best Film

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