Director: Yimou Zhang
Writers: Heng Liu (screenplay), Geling Yan (novel)
Produced by: William Kong, David Linde, Zhang Weiping, Zhang Yimou
Screenplay by: Liu Heng
Genre: Drama | History | War
Cast:(John Miller)Christian Bale,(Yu Mo)Ni Ni, (Major Li)Dawei Tong, (Colonel Hasegawa)Atsurô Watabe
In 1937, Nanking stands at the forefront of a war between China and Japan. As the invading Japanese Imperial Army overruns China's capital city, desperate civilians seek refuge behind the nominally protective walls of a western cathedral. Here, John Miller (Bale), an American mortician on a task to bury the head father of the convent schoolgirls, joined by the group of innocent schoolgirls and fourteen flamboyant prostitutes..