10cf746e54 ^ Pulver, Andrew (2012-02-14). She did manage to get hold of the diary of her father's uncle, an army doctor in Nanjing, which provided her with more detail. In 1937 China, during the second Sino-Japanese war, a mortician, John (Christian Bale) arrives at a Catholic church in Nanjing to prepare a priest for burial. The Japanese government has been denying there were 300,000 people killed during the Nanking massacre (well , they are not alone, similarly there are also those of holocaust denial). Ling (as Zhang Doudou) Dawei Tong .
Miller initially opposes their self-sacrificing decision, but ultimately assists in disguising them, using his skills as a mortician to adjust their makeup and cut their hair to appear like schoolgirls. It's obvious starting war is a shortcut to the destruction of humanity. In order to access our Web site, your Web browser must accept cookies from NYTimes.com. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Viet Nam War. It's part of history and for understandable reasons, China wants the world to understand it."In recent years there have been several films and television dramas about the Nanjing massacre - but Ms Yan says she found it much easier to find historical documents, pictures and film footage from the time outside China. ^ "Filming The Flowers of War, World Class Team Recreate Nanjing". 56 of 79 people found this review helpful. Retrieved January 6, 2012.