Sinopsis de The Flowers of War:
Based on the novel The 13 Women of Nanjing by Yan Geling, The Flowers of Wartakes place during the heinous days of the 1937 Nanking Massacre. The drama centers on a young girl, who, along with her classmates, seeks sanctuary at the local church/convent school. As Japanese soldiers rape and pillage their way through Nanking, the city’s prostitutes flee the red light district, and scale the walls surrounding the church grounds, seeking a place to hide. Bale stars as a selfish American who stumbles into the turmoil, but finds himself moved to defend these helpless girls and slinky women from the merciless Japanese soldiers. Forced to co-exist within the walls the old church, tensions and jealousies rise fast as the Japanese invaders draw ever nearer.