Behind the Documentary: China's Forgotten War with Rana Mitter

Behind the Documentary: China's Forgotten War with Rana Mitter

If the standout documentary from our East Meets West season, 'WW2: China's Forgotten War' has left you wanting more then don't miss this companion interview with Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford. Mitter, who presents the documentary and whose book provided the basis for it, talks in depth about the documentary's production, and in particular its use of animation to dramatise key moments of the story. He expands on the historical context and explains why the conflict between Japan and China in 1937 had such a decisive impact on the events of the Second World War.

Running Time
30 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Justin Hardy
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Behind the Documentary: China's Forgotten War with Rana Mitter» (18)

Linda Watkins avatar
Linda Watkins

Not sure if there is a better movie ever made! This is the best!

Paul Thompson avatar
Paul Thompson

Fantastic and refreshing. Highly recommend.

Gerald avatar

Well done and played. Not many movies are done this well.

Samuel avatar

I've lost count of the number of times I have seen this movie, but it is more than 20.

Patricia avatar

OMG Wow well what a film officially my new favorite film, which has surpassed other. This film have everything you want out of a Documentary movie.

Adam J. avatar
Adam J.

It is a great story!!! Justin Hardy and his crew obviously put a lot of time into the story.

Kathleen Wagner avatar
Kathleen Wagner

Slow start, but worth watching.

Melissa F. avatar
Melissa F.

Love the movie it was a great watch I will be watching it again

David D. avatar
David D.

I smiled I bawled, I loved it.

Maria avatar

This movie Rocks!!!! An ambush of engaging sequences that leaves you satisfied

Steven W. avatar
Steven W.

This is a great movie! Give it a chance and you will not regret it. It starts off kind of weird. Stick with it because it all comes together.

Frank B. avatar
Frank B.

One worth watching. Beautiful meaning and message.