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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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$3,227
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$18,944
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$18,944
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Nov 2001 (United States)

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14 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 'One-Stroke' Liu   See fewer
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David Wu
Major Gao Major Gao   See fewer
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Junichi Kajioka
Japanese sergeant (uncredited) Japanese sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 6,044 votes