3 posters and the trailer for Zhang Yimou’s The Flowers of War, starring Christian Bale
Helmed by Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern, Ju Dou, Hero, House of the Flying Daggers), The Flowers of War tells an epic story of love and sacrifice.
Pic is is China's bid for the Best Foreign Language Oscar and is produced by Zhang Weiping via his New Pictures company, working together with Yimou for a tenth time. Liu Heng adapts the screenplay, based on the novel by Geling Yan.
The Flowers of War is set during Japan’s 1937 invasion of China, is told from a young girl’s point of view, not as a history lesson, but as an intimate, elemental and paradoxically universal celebration of the human spirit. Bale stars as a dissolute Westerner who seeks refuge in a Catholic church. There he meets a beautiful Chinese courtesan who helps him rescue a group of schoolgirls from a terrible fate at the hands of the Japanese.
Catch The Flowers of War in U.S. theaters on December 23rd, via Wrekin Hill Entertainment, the folks who brought you Hesher, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and The Way Back with Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Mark Strong, Jim Sturgess and Saoirse Ronan.
Thank you to IMPAwards.com for the posters.
The Flowers of War Movie Trailer (See it in High Definition!)
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