Video: Nanking!Nanking!(南京!南京!)

Lu Chuan’s new movie “Nanking Nanking” has been showing in theaters in China now, after four years of hard making, via

With its bleached imagery in black and white, the movie Nanking Nanking takes on its audience for a journey through the cruelty of the Nanking Massacre, where the Japanese aggressors killed hundreds of thousands Chinese, most of whom were civilians. With a restrained narrative, the production follows the spiritual and physical struggle of an ordinary soldier, and focuses on the residents’ will to resist. It overwhelmed the young viewers…

The movie was directed by Lu Chuan, who won wide fame four years ago for the production “Ke Ke Xi Li”. In producing Nanking Nanking, Lu Chuan has made a point of seeking the truth about the tragic incident. Many details in the plot have reliable historical sources. In representing the incident, he also sought to present the resistance put up by ordinary Chinese people.

Movie Trailer via Youtube:

Below is a news report about the film making and other documentaries and film based on the history of Nanjing Massacre, including an interview with Lu Chuan:


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