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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ulrich Tukur
Daniel Brühl
Steve Buscemi
Anne Consigny
Dagmar Manzel
Directors
Florian Gallenberger
Screenwriters
Running Time
134 minutes

City Of War: The Story Of John Rabe
Not a Chinese Schindler


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Plot
Nanking, 1937. The Japanese have occupied China's capital ascivilians flee to the sanctuary of the Safety Zone. There, only German business John Rabe stands between them and the wave of massacres consuming the city.


Verdict
An intriguing companion piece to City Of Life And Death, this is a more sanitised version of the horrors of Nanking.


Reviewed by Patrick Peters

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