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Devils on the Doorstep

IMDb 8.3 139 min
Genre:
Drama, Comedy, War
Stars:
Wen Jiang, Hongbo Jiang, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ding Yuan, Zhijun Cong, Zi Xi, Haibin Li, Kenya Sawada
Director:
Wen Jiang
Country:
China
Rating:
6.7 / 7 times
Release:
2001-03-14
Synopsis:
During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to interrogate the prisoners. The townspeople then struggle to accommodate the prisoners. One is a bellicose Japanese nationalist, the other a nervous translator. Will the townspeople manage to keep the prisoners until the New Year?