A WWII pilot, Jack Turner (Emile Hirsch), is saved by a young Chinese widow named Ying (Crystal Liu), who risks her life to hide the injured American pilot in her house.

In Harm's Way

Action & Adventure | Drama | Romance | 2018

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Crystal Liu

Synopsis

In 1940s, the Japanese attack on the Pearl Harbor destroyed the Americans’ morale. Franklin Roosevelt, decided to risk it all to bomb Tokyo, hoping to raise more hope for the public. Bombardment air crafts led by U.S lieutenant colonel Doolittle took off from a massive aircraft carrier. After completing their missions, the bombardment air craft pilots had to bail out at the coastal areas near Zhejiang due to the air craft’s shortage of fuel. A young pilot, Jack Turner (Emile Hirsch), is saved by a Chinese widow named Ying (Crystal Liu), who risks her life to hide the injured American pilot in her house. Despite not being able to communicate verbally, they fall in love and she does everything in her power to protect the American Pilot.

Producers

Peng Sun

Director

Bille August

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Official Selection, Shanghai International Film Festival 2017