Empire of the Sun quotes

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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation of China during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Tom Stoppard, J.G. Ballard, Menno Meyjes
Production: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
Year: 1987
MetaScore: 62/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: $22,238,696
Released: 25 Dec 1987
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 13 wins & 17 nominations total

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Cast

Mrs. Victor - Miranda Richardson
Dr. Rawlins - Nigel Havers
Frank Demarest - Joe Pantoliano
Sgt. Nagata - Masatô Ibu
Mary Graham, Jim's mother - Emily Richard
John Graham, Jim's father - Rupert Frazer
Mr. Victor - Peter Gale
Kamikaze Boy Pilot - Takatarô Kataoka
Dainty - Ben Stiller
Tiptree - David Neidorf
Mr. Lockwood - Robert Stephens
Sgt. Uchida - Guts Ishimatsu
Amy Matthews - Emma Piper
Mr. Radik - James Walker
Singing Prisoner - Jack Dearlove
Mrs. Gilmour - Anna Turner
Mrs. Phillips - Ann Castle
Mrs. Lockwood - Yvonne Gilan
Mr. Partridge - Ralph Michael
Mrs. Hug - Sybil Maas
British Prisoner - Eric Flynn
British Prisoner - James Greene
British Prisoner - Simon Harrison
British Prisoner - Barrie Houghton
British Prisoner - Paula Hamilton
British Prisoner - Thea Ranft
British Prisoner - Tony Boncza
British Prisoner - Nigel Leach
British Prisoner - Sheridan Forbes
British Prisoner - Peter Copley
British Prisoner - Barbara Bolton
British Prisoner - Francesca Longrigg
British Prisoner - Samantha Warden
American Prisoner - Kieron Jecchinis
American Prisoner - Michael Crossman
American Prisoner - Gary Parker
American Prisoner - Ray Charleson
Mr. Chen - Burt Kwouk
Col. Marshall - Tom Danaher
Chinese Youth - Kong-Guo-Jun
Japanese Truck Driver - Takao Yamada
Japanese Sergeant - Airfield - Hiro Arai
Lt. Price - Paul McGann
Frenchman - Marc de Jonge
Paul's Sister - Edith Platten
Chinese Cook at Detention Centre - Shirley Chantrell
Mr. Pym - John Moore
Mrs. Pym - Ann Queensberry
Mrs. Partridge - Sylvia Marriott
Mrs. Hug's Father - Frank Duncan
Mr. Chen's Aide - Ronald Eng
Shopkeeper - Za Chuan Ce
Shopkeeper - Shi Rui Qing
Merchant - Lu Ye
Merchant - Guo Xue Liang
Merchant - Ge Yan Zhao
Guest at Masquerade Party - J.G. Ballard
Zero Pilot - Steve Bolan
Jpn Soldier / cut out - Ken Enomoto
Refugee - Paul Reynolds
British Prisoner - Rochelle Rose