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Back to 1942 (Blu-ray) Back to 1942 (Blu-ray)

Release date: 23 Feb 2015


With a cast that includes Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins and Fan Xu, Back to 1942 is an epic reconstruction of the deadly drought of 1942 that took its toll on central China's Henan province during the war against Japan

Release date: 23 Feb 2015


With a cast that includes Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins and Fan Xu, Back to 1942 is an epic reconstruction of the deadly drought of 1942 that took its toll on central China's Henan province during the war against Japan

Price: £14.99

Special Price £7.00

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From acclaimed director Feng Xiaogang (Aftershock, Assembly) comes this breathtaking war epic which revisits one of the most catastrophic periods of twentieth century Chinese history: the famine in Henan Province during the 1942 Sino-Japanese War, which claimed three million lives.

Zhang Guoli stars as Master Fan, a wealthy landlord who loses everything when he and his family flee their famine-stricken hometown. Academy Award winner Adrian Brody (The Pianist) co-stars as a courageous American journalist who encounters the horrors of the famine first-hand and endeavours to enlist relief-aid from the Chinese government and expose the plight of the Henan refugees.

Special features

  • Original trailers
  • Making Back to 1942 (18 mins)
  • The People of 1942* (30 mins)
  • Promo reel
  • A Close Look at 1942* (52 mins)
  • Optional 5.1 surround audio
  • * contains material exclusive to Blu-ray

From acclaimed director Feng Xiaogang (Aftershock, Assembly) comes this breathtaking war epic which revisits one of the most catastrophic periods of twentieth century Chinese history: the famine in Henan Province during the 1942 Sino-Japanese War, which claimed three million lives.

Zhang Guoli stars as Master Fan, a wealthy landlord who loses everything when he and his family flee their famine-stricken hometown. Academy Award winner Adrian Brody (The Pianist) co-stars as a courageous American journalist who encounters the horrors of the famine first-hand and endeavours to enlist relief-aid from the Chinese government and expose the plight of the Henan refugees.

Special features

  • Original trailers
  • Making Back to 1942 (18 mins)
  • The People of 1942* (30 mins)
  • Promo reel
  • A Close Look at 1942* (52 mins)
  • Optional 5.1 surround audio
  • * contains material exclusive to Blu-ray

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Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673012031
Catalogue Number BFIB1203
Subtitle a film by Feng Xiaogang
Product contents 1 disc
Year 2012
Director Xiaogang, Feng
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries China
Aspect ratio 2.35:1 Widescreen
Colour Colour
Sound 5.1 DTS-HS master audio, PCM stereo audio (48k/24-bit)
Subtitles English, optional
Language(s) Mandarin, English, Japanese
Running time 146 mins
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15

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