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beings who also suffer from the war▓. Indeed, this depiction was the main reason Lu鈥檚 fi▓lm drew wide attention the first day it was released on the mainland. During the first half day the film was scr

eened in China it earned 9 million yuan (US$1.3 million), a rare success for homemade war epics. Bu▓t such success might become the double-edged sword Lu had re▓ferred to during an interview in which he said▓ his biggest fear was the film might be pulled out of theaters because of controversy it might trigger. Other films have tried to retell the depr

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g massacre on the big screen,

but Lu鈥檚 film is different from th

em. Filmed in ▓black and whit

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e, the film is Lu鈥檚 attempt to view the massacre from the eyes of different people, including an ordinary Japanese sold▓ier named Kakokawa, who joined the Imperial Japanese Army out of loyalty to the emperor, exp▓eriences

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the shock and pain in the war and ends up committing suicide in Nanjing. Through Kakokawa鈥檚 eyes, stories of ordinary Chinese peop