Bob Edwards interviewed Ted Leonsis, the producer, Sunday morning.
This is an anti-war film about what is known as the Rape of Nanking by Japanese forces in 1937. It is a documentary based, in part, on the testimonies of survivors and more than a thousand pages of letters written from the scene at the time it happened.
I have no intention of watching this film. It is a lesson that I already know. The magnitude of what happened cannot be reduced to a couple of hours on a movie screen, but for a large population who need to be aware, this film should be a must-see.
Nothing I write here is important. I only want to note the release of this film for future reference.