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- Movie: Nanking Nanking / City of Life and Death
- Chinese: 南京！南京！
- Director: Chuan Lu
- Writer: Chuan Lu
- Producer: Steffen Wild, Jie Ren. Song Xing. Sanping Han, Chuan Lu
- Cinematography: Yu Cao
- Release Date: April 22, 2009
- Runtime: 132 min.
- Language: Mandarin
- Country: China
City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, a period of several weeks wherein massive numbers of Chinese prisoners of war and civilians were killed.
The film tells the story of several figures, both historical and fictional, including a Chinese soldier, a schoolteacher, a Japanese soldier, a foreign missionary, and John Rabe, a Nazi businessman who would ultimately save thousands of Chinese civilians.
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