This exhilarating and moving film sees Bale playing the role of an American mortician struggling to protect a convent full of vulnerable young women and refugees in the second Sino-Japanese War in 1937. Based on the book by Geling Yan, 13 Flowers of Nanjing, this Golden Globe nominated adaptation focuses on the human drama in the midst of a vicious assault.
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Since his breakthrough role in Empire of the Sun, Christian Bale has been wowing audiences with the range of characters and his dedication to each role. From crash dieting for The Machinist to bulking up to play Batman – Bale is renowned for his versatility. But who do you think is the most convincing and versatile actor or actress and what has been their stand out performance for you? Perhaps it was Heath Ledger’s fascinating transformation into the Joker in The Dark Knight? Or maybe you think Tom Hanks deserves the accolade thanks to his award winning performances in Forrest Gump and Philadelphia? Which actor would you love to see take on a particularly challenging role? Either way, let us know in the comments below for your chance to win!
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