A still from The Eight Hundred (category IIB; Mandarin), directed by Guan Hu. Du Chun, Oho Ou, and Zhang Junyi star
A still from The Eight Hundred (category IIB; Mandarin), directed by Guan Hu. Du Chun, Oho Ou, and Zhang Junyi star

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The Eight Hundred movie review: Chinese IMAX war epic a thrilling tale of courage and heroism

  • Guan Hu’s retelling of a pivotal event during the Japanese invasion of Shanghai in 1937 is bombastic and melodramatic, but exciting and brilliantly shot too
  • Like Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, it is a story of heroism in defeat – in this case, of a small band of ill-equipped Nationalist soldiers defending a warehouse

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
A still from The Eight Hundred (category IIB; Mandarin), directed by Guan Hu. Du Chun, Oho Ou, and Zhang Junyi star
A still from The Eight Hundred (category IIB; Mandarin), directed by Guan Hu. Du Chun, Oho Ou, and Zhang Junyi star
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