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. Upon arrival he finds himself the lone adult among a group of convent girl students and prostitutes from a nearby brothel. When he finds himself in the unwanted position of protector of both groups from the horrors of the invading Japanese army, he discovers the meaning of sacrifice and honor.
Ni Ni....Yu Mo
Xinyi Zhang....Shu (as Zhang Xinyi)
Tianyuan Huang....George Chen (as Huang Tianyuan)
Xiting Han....Yi (as Han Xiting)
Doudou Zhang....Ling (as Zhang Doudou)
Tong Dawei....Major Li
Atsurô Watabe....Colonel Hasegawa (as Atsuro Watabe)
Kefan Cao....Mr. Meng (as Cao Kefan)
Yangchunzi Yuan....Mosquito (as Yuan Yangchunzi)
Jia Sun....Hua (as Sun Jia)
Yuemin Li....Dou (as Li Yuemin)
Takashi Yamanaka....Lieutenant Asakura
Shigeo Kobayashi....Lieutenant Kato
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