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Devils on the Doorstep (2000)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, War

During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders ...See moreDuring the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to interrogate the prisoners. The townspeople then struggle to accommodate the prisoners. One is a bellicose Japanese nationalist, the other a nervous translator. Will the townspeople manage to keep the prisoners until the New Year? Written by Ken Miller See less
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Nov 2001 (United States)

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42 cast members
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Wen Jiang
Ma Dasan Ma Dasan   See fewer
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Teruyuki Kagawa
Kosaburo Hanaya Kosaburo Hanaya   See fewer
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Ding Yuan
Dong Hanchen Dong Hanchen   See fewer
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Zhijun Cong
Grandfather Grandfather   See fewer
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Zi Xi
Liu Wang Liu Wang   See fewer
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Kenya Sawada
Inokichi Sakatsuka Inokichi Sakatsuka   See fewer
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Weidong Cai
Er Bozi Er Bozi   See fewer
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Yoshimoto Miyaji
Koji Nonomura Koji Nonomura   See fewer
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Qiang Chen
'One-Stroke' Liu the executioner 'One-Stroke' Liu the executioner   See fewer
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David Wu
Major Gao Major Gao   See fewer
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Jianquan Shi
Brother-in-law Brother-in-law   See fewer
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Katsuhiro Nagano
Telephone Line Layers Telephone Line Layers   See fewer
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Ryosuke Uomi
Telephone Line Layers Telephone Line Layers   See fewer
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Yunshen Bai
Liu Wang's Father Liu Wang's Father   See fewer
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Haizhao Zhou
Little Thresher Yu'er's son Little Thresher Yu'er's son   See fewer
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Haidong Xu
De'rtou De'rtou   See fewer
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Shiru Du
De'rtou's Father De'rtou's Father   See fewer
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Youren He
Drum Singer Drum Singer   See fewer
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Yihe Wang
Drum Singer Drum Singer   See fewer
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Junji Kajioka
Japanese officer Japanese officer   See fewer
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Masayuki Yamada
Japanese Officer Japanese Officer   See fewer
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Yuta Ishiyama
Japanese officer Japanese officer   See fewer
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Yayoi Inoue
Japanese prostitute Japanese prostitute   See fewer
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Eri Kitahara
Japanese prostitute Japanese prostitute   See fewer
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Mirei Nakahara
Japanese prostitute Japanese prostitute   See fewer
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Tomoko Itaya
Japanese prosttute Japanese prosttute   See fewer
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Etsuko Morita
Japanese prostitute Japanese prostitute   See fewer
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Kokaji. Mineko
Japanese prostitute Japanese prostitute   See fewer
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Ping Shu
KMT Army Officer KMT Army Officer   See fewer
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Hu Jiang
KMT Army Soldier KMT Army Soldier   See fewer
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James W. Mayfield
US Marine US Marine   See fewer
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Abram Sauer
US Marine US Marine   See fewer
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Jincai Jiang
Japanese dancer Japanese dancer   See fewer
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Mamoru Yamada
Japanese soldier Japanese soldier   See fewer
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Yoshimoto Inoue
Japanese soldier Japanese soldier   See fewer
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Daisaku Uchino
Japanese soldier Japanese soldier   See fewer
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Makoto Shibazaki
Japanese Soldier Japanese Soldier   See fewer
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Junichi Kajioka
Japanese sergeant (uncredited) Japanese sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 6,979 votes