The Flowers of War

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Release Date: January 20, 2012 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: August 14, 2012

R | 2h 21m | Drama

Nanjing, December 1937. An American (Christian Bale) hides inside a church with a bunch of frightened school children from maurading Japanese soldiers who are burning the city to the ground. They're soon joined in the church by a dozen seductive courtesans.

Because the Japanese won't harm Westerners, the man is convinced by the women to pose as a priest in order to protect the children from certain death or worse.

Director: Zhang Yimou
Studio: New Picture Company
Producer(s): Zhang Weiping
Cast: Christian Bale, Paul Schneider, Ni Ni, Zhang Xinyi, Tong Dawei, Atsuro Watabe, Shigeo Kobayashi, Cao Kefan
Writer(s): Heng Liu
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