Back to 1942

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Release Date: November 30, 2012 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: May 21, 2013


During World War II as Nationalists and Japanese troops fight, a devastating famine ravages the Henan province in China. Caused by a severe drought, windstorms, locusts, earthquakes, diseases and corruption, the famine resulted in the death of at least three million people.

In the midst of the devastation, an American journalist (Adrien Brody) is trying to make sense of what's happening around him and eventually comes to realize that there may be a greater connection between it all than he once thought.

Based on the bestselling Chinese novel Remembering 1942 by Liu Zhengyun.

Director: Feng Xiaogang
Studio: China Lion Film Distribution
Producer(s): Albert Yeung, Peter Lam, Sanping Han, Wang Zhongjun
Cast: Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins, Xu Fan, Chen Daoming, Zhang Hanyu
Writer(s): Zhenyun Liu

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