The Eight Hundred
  • Directors(s)

    GUAN Hu

  • Production Year

    2020

  • Release date

    18/09/2020

  • Genre(s)

    War

  • Approx. running minutes

    147m

Film

The Eight Hundred

strong bloody violence, injury detail, language

Shanghai 1937. It’s been 3 months since Japan launched the invasion of China and Japanese forces have to take down the Si Hang Warehouse without further delay. As the Japanese army closes in, 400 soldiers stay holed in the warehouse to defend the city at all cost, in an epic battle that will last 4 days and 4 nights. The fighters include a ragtag band of brothers who’d managed to successfully dodge military service; now they’re forced to fight, literally, for their lives. With the battle playing out in full view of both the expat Americans and Europeans living across the Su Zhou River, and the local Chinese civilians, the battle of the so-called Eight Hundred Heroes made world headlines; it was the first to be broadcast live around the world.

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  • Directors(s)

    GUAN Hu

  • Production Year

    2020

  • Release date

    18/09/2020

  • Genre(s)

    War

  • Approx. running minutes

    147m

People are shot, slashed and stabbed, accompanied by bloodspurts and blood in the aftermath of violence.
In one scene, glass shards are embedded in a man's face after he is shot whilst standing at a window, whilst another scene shows a man removing a piece of shrapnel that becomes embedded in his eye. There are also scenes of strong wound detail.
There is strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'), as well as milder terms ('pussy', 'bullshit', 'sons of bitches', 'bastards', 'ass', 'hell'), and discriminatory terms ('Japs').

  • Classified date

    17/09/2020

  • Language

    Chinese