Empire of the Sun

Oscar 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.

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Quotes

" I can't remember what my parents look like.
Jim

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Filming Locations

Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

England, UK

Knutsford, Cheshire, England, UK

Shanghai, China

Sunningdale, Berkshire, England, UK

Trebujena, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain

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