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The Resistance (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 10 November 2011 (USA)
In a time of war, when occupation turns to genocide, one woman choose resistance over death and takes on the empire of Japan.

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Credited cast:
Sang Hu ... Xiaoyun
... Takeshi
Jeremy Marr Williams ... Steven
Zhang Xiao Hua ... Xiaolin
... Chen Xi
... Schultz
Qiu Wu Tong ... Ming Ming
Li Yin ... Feng Qing
Yin Wang ... Akita
Ma Hong Jing ... Killer Geisha
Zhang Ming Fang ... Bangsu
Li Zhong He ... Laozhou
Zhang Hai Yu ... Translator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Resistance Fighter #3
Hu Dandan ... Japanese woman #1
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In 1937, Japan began their invasion of China by murdering over 300,000 people in the capital of Nanjing. The atrocities committed against women and their daughters are especially barbaric. In Beijing, there are rumors that a masked man is systematically killing Japanese soldiers, working his way to the top Japanese General of the 1937 invasion on Chinese women. With the world's attention on Europe, treaties are useless and genocide rages throughout the country going unnoticed. An American reporter is sent to China to uncover the truth about the unrest between China and Japan. What he finds threatens his own life and the sovereignty of the United States. Written by Anonymous

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The film was in hurried schedule due to the tsunami incident that struck Japan in early March 2011. The tsunami continued to Taiwan and to Indonesia but it didn't reach the Island or Zhejiang Province where the film were still shooting. However the tsunami caused a nuclear power plant explosion in Japan and it was uncertain if radiation would spread through the coast. See more »

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Takeshi: Why would America give a sh**t about China? There is nothing of interest to your country here!
Steven: Nothing of interest? This is Genocide!
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I love this movie, the best of 2010s
22 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

It feels like it's the last of its kind, a movie with great ambition and strong enthusiasm and with a story that grab the heart.

The plot is about a girl who lost her family during Japanese occupation of China in the 1940s and now she seek revenge. Meanwhile a journalist from USA must escape the Japanese and join the Chinese Resistance to return to American. At the same time the Japanese general must show a German nazi that he has control over China but a mysterious black dress killer is giving him a hard time.

Finally a movie that shows alot of ambition, last time I saw that was in titanic from 1997, then the world became obsessed with CGI and celebrities that know one knows why they are celebrities. Resistance gave us a new classic, I loved it a job well done China.


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