John Malkovich Movie

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All sectors of society are affected by war. Children are an especial sector that gets neglected by this atrocious crime. IN this movie we have an inside look of the WWII on the eyes of a kid that was in China during the Japanese invasion of that country. Based on J. G. Ballard 's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him. The war 's side that took place in Asia during the WWII is one of the most unexplored sides of this historic event. This movie is really interesting also as this one takes place on the British side of the war and most of the movies normally only explored the USA version…show more content…
John Malkovich (Basie) becomes the friend/protector/mentor for Jim. This adult sees the opportunity of having someone working for him as he sees Jim need for guidance and attention. Basie gets a sort of big brother relationship with the kid mostly working to his advantage. Malkovich, does a good job in this movie as a supporting actor, he is almost too good in his scenes that he gets the spotlight. His work in this movie is good and serves as the medium to showcase the adult world in the movie and the insides that young Jim is unaware of. Watch this movie is you are in the mood to see a movie about WWII. The director of this film is none other than Steven Spielberg. This time he tries to keep his story simple and relies more on storytelling than special effects, although there are some great action sequences in the movie to keep the emotion flowing on the film. He is able to do a good job around this story and showcase why he is one of the most influential directors of film 's
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