Escape to the Rising Sun Movie Review 1990

Information and Film Reviews for Escape to the Rising Sun the Movie

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Twenty thousand Jews fled Nazi persecution in Europe and took refuge in Shanghai, China throughout WWII. Shanghai was occupied by the Japanese during the war and the film includes archival footage of living conditions during the occupation, as well as accounts from Jewish survivors.


National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University, Lown Bldg. 102 MS 053, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, Phone: (781)899-7044, Fax: (781)736-2070, Email:, URL:

Available on VHS
Running time 95 minutes.

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Documentary Films, Judaism, China, World War II
Diane Perelsztejn
Diane Perelsztejn

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