Empire of the Sun

by Steven Spielberg 2h32min United States 1987
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Film details

Empire of the Sun
by Steven Spielberg

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Christian Bale : Jim 'Jamie' Graham
  • John Malkovich : Basie
  • Miranda Richardson : Madame Victor
  • Nigel Havers : Le docteur Rawlins
  • And with: Joe Pantoliano, Leslie Phillips, Masatô Ibu, Emily Richard, Rupert Frazer, Peter Gale, Takatarô Kataoka, Ben Stiller, David Neidorf


  • Director Steven Spielberg
  • Scenario Tom Stoppard, Menno Meyjes
  • Original work author J.G. Ballard
  • Photo director Allen Daviau
  • Set Design Harry Cordwell, Michael Ford
  • Costume Design Bob Ringwood
  • Editing Michael Kahn
  • Original music John Williams
  • Producer Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Chris Kenny, Frank Marshall, Robert Shapiro
  • Production Compagny Amblin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Distributor Warner Bros.

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1987
  • Release date for France03/16/1988
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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