Evening Bell (1986)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - China  |  
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The winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival, Evening Bell is set during World War II. A tiny unit of Chinese soldiers has bottled up a larger group of Japanese fighters. The Chinese have the advantage, and hope to persuade the Japanese to surrender. This is not to be, thus the film becomes a tense nine-reel standoff. Produced by the official studio of the Chinese Army, Evening Bell was originally released as Wa Zhong.

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war, stand-off, surrender