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Devils on the Doorstep (Guizi lai le) (2000)

Devils on the Doorstep
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Wen Jiang

Wen Jiang

Ma Dasan
Yihong Jiang

Yihong Jiang

Yu'er
Teruyuki Kagawa

Teruyuki Kagawa

Kosaburo Hanaya
Ding Yuan

Ding Yuan

Dong Hanchen
Zhijun Cong

Zhijun Cong

Grandfather
Zi Xi

Zi Xi

Liu Wang
Kenya Sawada

Kenya Sawada

Inokichi Sakatsuka


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Wen Jiang

Wen Jiang

screenplay
Haiying Li

Haiying Li



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Description: 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 ... (more)
Release date: 14 March 2001
UPC: 037429204221
China (10), Chinese (4), 2000s (4), War (4), Drama (3), Pig (3), Village (3), Soldier (3), WWII (3), Mule (3), Beheading (3), Interrogation (3), Satire (3), 2000 (3), Dark Comedy (3), Japanese Occupation (2), Interpreter (2), Gunshot (2), Lantern (2), Battle (1)
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"9.7. Äärimmäisen upeasti kuvattu ja aluksi melko hauskakin kertomus kiinalaisen pikkukylän asukkaista toisen maailmansodan aikaan. Heille tuodaan kaksi japanilaisvankia, joita heidät pakotetaan kuulustelemaan, mutta kukaan ei tule hakemaan näitä takaisin, jolloin kyläläiset "ystävystyvät" näiden kanssa. "


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" Devils on the Doorstep on varsin surullinen elokuva, mutta tämä melankolia iskeytyi ainakin minuun vasta kauan elokuvan loputtua. Mielenkiintoisesti kyseessä on sotaelokuva, jossa ei varsinaisesti ole lainkaan sotaa. Sota abstraktoidaan käsitteenä, ja tässä se tarkoittaa toisen maailmansodan sijasta niitä sisäisiä sotia, joita me kaikki käymme päivittäin keskenämme. Sosiaaliset suhteet, luokkaerot, rasismi, ja kaikki muu typerä ennakkoluuloihin perustuva paska, jolla pystymme el"


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