Empire of the SunOscar Nominee Runtime: 153 minutes
To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.
Empire of the Sun is a drama film released in 1987. It is based on the book "Empire Of The Sun New York City: Pocket Books, 1985" by Ballard, J.G. . The film stars Christian Bale as Jim 'Jamie' Graham, John Malkovich as Basie and Miranda Richardson as Mrs. Victor. Empire of the Sun was produced for $38,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $22,000,000 in ticket sales.
Empire of the Sun was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in six categories. It was an Oscar nominee for art direction , cinematography, costume design, film editing, music (original score) and sound.
Empire of the Sun Photos
Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Knutsford, Cheshire, England, UK
Sunningdale, Berkshire, England, UK
Trebujena, CÃ¡diz, AndalucÃa, Spain