City of Life and Death

Synopsis: In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.
Genre: Drama, History, War
Director(s): Chuan Lu
Production: Cinema Ventures
  10 wins & 10 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.7
Metacritic:
85
Rotten Tomatoes:
92%
R
Year:
2009
133 min
$68,767
Website
65 Views


Kadokawa.

Water?

Ready.

The officials have all fled.

Let us out.

Let us out.

The commander has fled.

Let us out.

No retreat allowed.

Nobody can leave the city.

Let us out.

Nobody can leave the city.

Brothers, go.

Let us out.

Banzai.

Hurry to the lake.

Don't drink that.

It might be a trap.

Yes.

How is it?

Quite tasty.

Very delicious.

What are you doing?

It's delicious.

Attention:
Search and arrest Chinese soldiers.

Attention:
Search and arrest Chinese soldiers.

Disperse.

Yes.

Stop the car.

Anyone of you speak English?

German.

Put the guns down.

Kadokawa, listen.

You speak German or English?

I study in church school.

I wish to speak to your senior officer.

Senior officer?

Yes, your senior officer.

He wants to see the General.

We'd like to see the General too.

This is the safety zone.

We only have refugees in here.

Friend.

Let's go.

You need to brush up your English.

Let's go.

Yes.

Wait. Please wait.

Come on. Let's go.

Please wait.

Sergeant.

Looks like someone has gone in.

Follow me.

Attention.

Hurry, call for reinforcement.

Chinese soldiers.

Chinese soldiers.

Over there.

Chinese soldiers over there.

Chinese soldiers over there.

Chinese soldiers over there.

Sit down.

Stay still.

Hurry.

Tie them up.

Please.

Don't take him away.

Kadokawa.

Come over there.

Get out of the way.

What's happening?

I didn't mean to.

Kadokawa.

Hurry up.

May.

Our luggage was robbed in broad daylight.

OK. OK.

Thank you.

My sweetie.

Daddy.

Mr. Tang, you're back.

Mr. Tang,

your bed has been fixed.

Thank you.

Give me a shout if you need anything.

Thank you.

Thank you for your hard work.

Empty the trash.

Yes.

I'm on it.

Go play with your auntie.

Where should we sleep tonight?

Stop it.

You fixed it up pretty nicely.

Is Nanking safe?

We work for the Germans.

We are safe.

What about this month's pay?

Attention.

Let's pull together.

Stop. Just leave the tank for our troops.

Yes.

Report:

Everything's clear.

Bastard.

Stay alert.

Yes.

Chinese.

Lay down.

Spare out.

Where are the Chinese?

Upstairs.

Watch your back.

We're surrounded.

Morishita.

Kadokawa.

Yes.

Over here.

We attack from below.

It's dangerous here too.

You go first.

Yes.

Stairs over there.

Go.

Damn. Get cover.

Shunzi, go see what's going on downstairs.

Guns.

Go get more bullets.

Shunzi.

Brothers.

We can't hold out any longer.

Let's disperse.

Give it to me.

Kadokawa.

Yes.

Get a ladder and climb up.

Faster.

Be careful.

Go.

Kill any Chinese soldiers on sight.

There might be Chinese soldiers upstairs.

Load the canons.

Fire.

Advance.

Kadokawa.

Are you hurt?

I'm fine.

Banzai.

One more photo.

Great. We can finally eat our hearts out.

Come give me a hand.

Take them all.

This is good stuff.

Must be expensive.

Right here.

Hurry up.

Fire.

Move.

Hurry up.

What the hell are you looking at?

We've captured over 500 Chinese soldiers.

Okay.

Move in.

What the hell are you looking at?

Hurry.

What the hell are you looking at?

Come and help here.

Yes.

We need more over there.

Douse it like this.

Stand up.

Turn back.

Turn back.

Move forward.

Go.

Fire.

Grenades.

Stand up.

Stand up.

Stand up.

Bastard.

Stand up.

Stand up.

Long live China.

China shall not perish.

Take one number.

Don't push.

What's the hurry?

Speak slowly.

No need to rush.

Don't take so many.

Miss, you can't take too many.

One number for one bed.

What?

Let go of me.

Be reasonable.

Go back to the tent.

Go back to the tent.

Miss Jiang.

You are alive.

Still alive.

How many were executed?

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