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From internationally celebrated director Zhang Yimou ("Hero", "House Of Flying Daggers") comes a story of love and war - and a band of outcasts who emerge as unlikely heroes from the shadows of a city's occupation. At once lyrical and visceral, the film enters the apocalyptic world of Nanjing in 1937 only to find a vibrant human story about the invisible people of the city and a series of unexpected relationships that lead to a resonant act of sacrifice. It begins when the danger in the streets of Nanjing throws together a group of opposites - a flock of shell-shocked school children, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American (Academy Award(R) winner Christian Bale, "The Fighter", "The Dark Knight") posing as a priest to save his own skin, or so he thinks - all seeking safety behind a walled cathedral. Trapped by marauding soldiers, over the next few days the prejudices and divides between them will fall away as they unite around a last-ditch plan to protect the children from impending catastrophe.
"Behind the Scenes of 'The Flowers of War'", "The Birth of 'The Flowers of War'", "Meeting Christan Bale", "The Newborn Stars", "Hard Time During War", "Perfection of Light and Color".
Languages: English and Mandarin, Subtitles: English SDH (Subtitles for Deaf and Hearing Impaired) and Spanish.
|Starring:||Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Zhang Xinyi, Huang Tianyuan, Tong Dawei, Atsuro Watabe, Shigeo Kobayashi, Cao Kefan|
|DVD Release Date:||05/06/2014|
|Run Time (in minutes):||142 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.2|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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