Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific

May 5, 2009, 5:13 pm
Filed under: China, China-Japan, History in Popular Culture

A new Chinese film titled “Nanking! Nanking!” (“City of Life and Death” in English) was released in China on April 22. This film on the Nanjing Massacre of 1937 attracted many audience. Below, you will find interviews with Director Lu Chuan and initial reactions from the audience:

Film on Nanjing Massacre a Big Hit in China, Wall Street Journal Blog, April 28, 2009

Chinese massacre movie reports strong opening, Associated Press, April 27, 2009

Nanking, Nanking to Be Released,, April 14, 2009

“City of Life and Death,” a director’s odyssey, Xinhua, April 21, 2009

City of life or death? Nanjing Massacre through young filmmakers’ eyes, People’s Daily Online, April 17, 2008

Chinese Agency Approves Nanjing Massacre Movie, Chinese Movie Database, March 29, 2007

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