Empire of the Sun (1987) [2-Disc Special Edition]
A Film by Steven Spielberg
DVD9 + DVD5 | VIDEO_TS | PAL 16:9 (720x576) | Scans (3 JPGs) | 02:26:45 | 7,08 Gb + 2,16 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1/2.0 @ 384/192 Kbps; German, Spanish - AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps (each track)
Subs: English (+SDH), German (+SDH), Spanish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Finnish… (see below, total 17)
Genre: Drama, War | Nominated for 6 Oscars + 11 wins | USA
Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.