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City of Life and Death

Nanjing! Nanjing!

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Directed by Lu Chuan
Hong Kong, China, 2009
Drama, History, War

Synopsis

Based on recorded witness testimony from real-life survivors, City of Life and Death is a stunning depiction of the Rape of Nanking, meticulously recreating the infamous reign of terror conducted by the occupying Japanese army in the Chinese capital in 1937.

Synopsis

Based on recorded witness testimony from real-life survivors, City of Life and Death is a stunning depiction of the Rape of Nanking, meticulously recreating the infamous reign of terror conducted by the occupying Japanese army in the Chinese capital in 1937.

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City of Life and DeathDirected byLu Chuan

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Awards & Festivals

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Toronto International Film Festival
2009
San Sebastián International Film Festival
2009 | 3 wins including: Best Cinematography
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
2011 | Winner: Best Foreign Film
2011 | 2nd place: Best Cinematography

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