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Men Behind the Sun (Hei tai yang 731, Man Behind the Sun)

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Jianxin Chen Jianxin Chen
Linjie Hao Linjie Hao
Haizhe Jin Haizhe Jin
Tie Long Jin Tie Long Jin
Yuanrong Jin Yuanrong Jin
Bolin Li Bolin Li
Pengyu Liu Pengyu Liu

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Mei Liu Mei Liu
(as Mei Fei Liu)
Wen Yuan Mou Wen Yuan Mou


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7 years, 9 months ago at Oct 2 11:45
Before I attempt to discuss this film's merit, I'd like to start by clearing up a few things that may be misleading or unknown to potential viewers. First off, despite the 2003 you see atop the synopsis, the actual production date of this film is 1988. This is useful when assessing the production value (the look) of this film. Secondly, this film recounts all too true events. Heinous acts committe... read more
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Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.
Release date: 1 March 1989
UPC: 639518608622
Tags: 1980s (3), Hong Kong (3), China (3), Horror (2), History (2), Drama (2), Chinese (2), Murder (2), Massacre (2), Surgery (2), Bloody Body Of Child (1), War Crime (1), East Asia (1), Extreme Torture (1), Digit In Title (1), Atrocity (1), Ball (1), World War II (1), Cat (1), Real Child Corpse (1)
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Because I Was Curious, Dammit! Part 8 (9 movies items)

" This one is about the infamous Unit 731, a Japanese military unit during World War 2 that experimented on prisoners they referred to as "logs". It is similar to Philosophy of a Knife, which is also about the atrocities of Unit 731. Men Behind the Sun isn't as shocking or mind-fucking as Philosophy of a Knife, but is still pretty brutal."

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"Hong Kong–Chinese historical war horror film graphically depicting war atrocities at Unit 731, a secret Japanese BW facility, during World War II; details the various cruel medical experiments inflicted upon Chinese and Soviet POWs."

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