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In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking ... See full summary »

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In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking shelter in the Capital during the Japanese invasion. The family faces the Rape of Nanking by the Imperial Japanese Army, with rapes, mass murder of prisoners of war and civilians including women, children and elders, and disrespect of international conventions. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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14 September 1995 (Hong Kong)  »

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Nan Jing yi jiu san qi  »

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Equally as good as the book written by Iris Chang
15 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is about the Rape of Nanjing, and it is not related to the book written by Iris Chang, but it is just equally good.

What needs to be given a credit here is that the efforts of foreigners who tried to help Nanjing residents was properly shown and appreciated. I strongly recommend the audience to read the book titled the Rape of Nanjing by Iris Chang for more detailed description.


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