Difference between revisions of "Empire of the Sun"
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[[Image:poster.jpg|thumb|right|350px|none|<i>Empire of the Sun </i> movie poster.]]
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Christian Bale (Jim 'Jamie' Graham)
John Malkovich (Basie)
Miranda Richardson (Mrs. Victor)
Nigel Havers (Dr. Rawlins)
Masatô IBU ( Sergent. Nagata)
1937 : Jim is an british child living in Shanghaï. But war between China and Japan makes him a prisoner of war in a Japanese internment camp, throughout the World War II. His childhood and moreover his passion about aviation make him able to transcend events.
A mix of R/C models with four real airframes : two T-6G and one SNJ-5 and a Harvard Mk.4.
At least one of them (North American T-6G (s/n 51-14367)) acted in another movies; look at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft
Acting as a japanese liaison/observation aircraft, like the Kokusai Ki-76.
Of course, it's a R/C model; look at the discussion tab.
Mix of real ones and R/C models.
Real ones are N.A. P-51D-25-NA (c/n 122-39608, s/n 44-73149) and C.A.C. P-51 PR.Mk. 22 (s/n CACM-192-1517).
This last one was lost during Flying Legends 2011.
Here is the third Mustang, a North American P-51D-20-NA (c/n 122-31514, s/n 44-63788). Destroyed in 1998.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.