The Flowers of War
The Flowers of War
16th December 2011

The Flowers of War

All Genres:
Drama, History

Release Year: 2011

Country: China | Hong Kong

Runtime: 146 min

Languages: Chinese (Nanjing Dialect) | English | Japanese | Mandarin | Shanghainese

Director: Yimou Zhang



Writers: Heng Liu (screenplay), Geling Yan (novel)


Cast: Christian Bale … John Miller
Paul Schneider … Terry
Ni Ni … Yu Mo
Tong Dawei … Major Li
Xinyi Zhang … Shujuan Meng
Atsurô Watabe … Colonel Hasegawa
Shawn Dou
Shigeo Kobayashi … Lt. Kato
Tianyuan Huang … George
Yuan Nie
Takashi Yamanaka
Kefan Cao … Mr. Meng
Bai Xue
Hai-Bo Huang


Plot: In 1937 China, during the second Sino-Japanese war, a mortician, John (Christian Bale) arrives at a Catholic church in Nanjing to prepare a priest for burial. Upon arrival he finds himself the lone adult among a group of convent girl students and prostitutes from a nearby brothel. When he finds himself in the unwanted position of protector of both groups from the horrors of the invading Japanese army, he discovers the meaning of sacrifice and honor. Written by msmith5484   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Based On Novel


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