Back to 1942


Unrated 20132013-01-01T00:00:00 2013-01-01T00:00:00 151 minsPT2H31M PREMIUM

Synopsis The Henan province disaster was one of the darkestmoments in 20th-century Chinese history - a humanitarian crisis first sparked by drought,then compounded by a combination of windstorms, government corruption, and a war with Japan. In the midst of the devastation, an American journalist (Adrian Brody) searches for answers,and slowly comes to understandthat there may be a greater connection betweenthese tragedies and his political theoriesthan he once thought. StarringBrody, Zhang Guoli,and Tim Robbins,this tragic retelling of events is based on Liu Zhengyun's bestselling novelRemembering 1942.Director Feng Xiaogang follows up his blockbuster real-life disaster movie AFTERSHOCK with this unflinching portrayal of one of the darkest times in China's WWII history, resulting in a loss of at least three million people.

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