The Flowers of War

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2012 | R | Action Adventure

The story of China's Nanjing Massacre, which involved Japanese troops killing thousands of Chinese citizens in what was then the nation's capital in 1937. Christian Bale will play an American priest c... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, January 20, 2012 in 30 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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DIRECTOR

Zhang Yimou

Screenwriter

Liu Heng

Companies

Wrekin Hill Entertainment & 2 more

Rating MPAA

R for strong violence including a sexual assault, disturbing images, and brief strong language

Language

Mandarin, English

Storyline

The story of China's Nanjing Massacre, which involved Japanese troops killing thousands of Chinese citizens in what was then the nation's capital in 1937. Christian Bale will play an American priest called John who helps a great number of Chinese escape certain death.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • The film will be shot about 40% in English and the rest in Mandarin Chinese.
Also Known As
  • Nanjing Heroes
  • The 13 Women of Nanjing
  • 13 Flowers of Nanjing
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, January 10 2011: Nanjing, China

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