City of Life and Death

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City of Life and Death is a 2009 Chinese drama film written and directed by Lu Chuan, marking his third feature film. The film deals with the Battle of Nanjing and the following massacre committed by the Japanese army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. read more

City of Life and Death is a 2009 Chinese drama film written and directed by Lu Chuan, marking his third feature film. The film deals with the Battle of Nanjing and the following massacre committed by the Japanese army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The film is also known as Nanking! Nanking! or Nanjing! Nanjing!. The film was released in China on April 22, 2009 and became a major box office success in the country, earning 150 million yuan in its first two and a half weeks alone.

Original Release

04/22/2009

Cast

Hideo Nakaizumi Sgt. Masao Kadokawa
Ryu Kohata Officer Osamu Ida (as Kohata Ryuichi)
Wei Fan Mr. Tang
Yuanyuan Gao Miss Jiang
John Paisley John Rabe
Beverly Peckous Miss Minnie Vautrin
Lan Qin Mrs. Tang
Yiyan Jiang Jiang Xiang Jun / Xiao Jiang
Di Yao Zhou Xiaomei / May
Yisui Zhao Shunzi
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Chuan Lu

Writers

Chuan Lu

Cast

Hideo Nakaizumi Sgt. Masao Kadokawa
Ryu Kohata Officer Osamu Ida (as Kohata Ryuichi)
Wei Fan Mr. Tang
Yuanyuan Gao Miss Jiang
John Paisley John Rabe
Beverly Peckous Miss Minnie Vautrin
Lan Qin Mrs. Tang
Yiyan Jiang Jiang Xiang Jun / Xiao Jiang
Di Yao Zhou Xiaomei / May
Yisui Zhao Shunzi
ûko Miyamoto Yuriko
Sam Voutas Durdin (as You Sima)
Aisling Dunne Doctor
Junichi Kajioka Mr. Tomita
Jin-Ling Liu Interpreter
Zhen-Hua Zhao Refugee camp old lady
Wang Kai Tang family nanny
Asano Nagahide Higashiguchi
Jia-Hui Wang Mr. Tang's daughter
Masanobu Otsuka Dancing Japanese soldier

Producers

Editors

Yun Teng

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