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August 14, 2009

City of Life and Death





Director
- Lu Chuan

Genre - Drama/History/War

It is said that evil can only manifest itself when we do nothing to stop it. When we simply allow for it to happen whether in our lives or in the lives of others. The Japanese soldiers who invaded Nanking justified their horrific acts by claiming pride and duty towards their beloved country. Barbaric and without mercy, these troops of doom descended upon the city like the worst nightmare ever conjured by humans. Imagine an army of serial killers and rapists wreaking havoc without being reined in and you'll get an idea. Kudos and hats off to the director for having the courage to bring this shameful blemish in world history to life. Unflinching, painful and without apologies.

4.5 STARS!

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6 comments:

Zach said...

I'm excited to see this.

CavedogRob said...

Truly horrifying but as usual your short to the point review will have me looking out for this one!

1minutefilmreview said...

Thanks Zach & Rob! :) Hope you guys will like it!b

The Man Who Knew Too Much said...

This sounds really good!

1minutefilmreview said...

Yes, indeed. :)

Debjyoti (DJ) said...

Nice Review