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During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to interrogate the prisoners. The townspeople then struggle to accommodate the prisoners. One is a bellicose Japanese nationalist, the other a nervous transla...

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Directed by

Jiang Wen

Written by

Jiang Wen (Writer)
Haiying Li (Writer)

Runtime

139 minutes

Country

China

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

world war ii japanese occupation

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#287 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?