Devils on the Doorstep
Movie was released on 2000-05-12, the IMDB rating is 8,2 (upd: 08-12-2020) and lasts 139 min. Devils on the Doorstep belongs to the following categories: Best War, Drama, War. Directed by Jiang Wen.Overview
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?