Ramblin: An Amblin Podcast – ‘Empire of the Sun (1987)’ – Podcasts

A deep dive into Spielberg’s coming of age war-time drama.

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After a brief hiatus, we take flight once again with the next film in the Amblin Entertainment timeline, Steven Spielberg’s 1987 adaptation of JG Ballard’s novel, ‘Empire of the Sun’. Starring a young Christian Bale in a tale that offers a unique perspective of World War Two, we dive into the underrated Spielberg war epic, admiring its use of imagery and exploring its relationship with its source material to deliver a story about makeshifts community and a loss of innocence against the grand scale of worldwide conflict.

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