Steven Spielberg's classic epic about a youngster's harrowing and remarkable experiences in World War II-era China after the Japanese invasion. Stars Christian Bale as a child.
Nominated: Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Art Direction - Set Decoration, Best Costume Design, Best Soun, Best Music - Original Score, 1988 Academy Awards
Spielberg has dreamed of flying before, and this time he earns his wings. -- Richard Corliss, TIME