City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death


Original Title: 南京!南京!

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City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking, a period of several weeks wherein tens of thousands of Chinese soldiers and civilians were killed.

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Drama, History, War & Military


2h 12min

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Liu Ye
Lu Jianxiong
Gao Yuanyuan
Miss Jiang
Beverly Peckous
Minnie Vautrin
Fan Wei
Mr. Tang
Qin Lan
Mrs. Tang
Ryu Kohata
Officer Osamu Ida
Jiang Yiyan
Jiang Xiang Jun / Xiao Jiang
Yao Di
Zhou Xiaomei / May
Liu Bin
Xiao Douzi (Juvenile)
Asano Nagahide
Wang Kai
Tang Family Nanny