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The Coming War On China (2016)




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Brand new revealing documentary from celebrated film-maker John Pilger. Filmed over two years in the Marshall Islands, Japan, Korea, China and the US, this film reveals a build-up to war on the doorstep of China. Bringing together a combination of rare archive footage and interviews with witnesses, the film documents America's secret history in the region.


Critic Reviews for The Coming War On China

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

A persuasively partisan example of old-school investigative journalism.

December 19, 2016 | Full Review…

A barbed interview with a US diplomat is prime Pilger, but his eye for imagery amid the apocalyptic foreshadowing is equally strong - walking through an abandoned US nuclear test bunker he invokes "a subterranean temple to modern times".

February 13, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

You may come out of it agreeing with him, disagreeing with him, or somewhere in between. But it's a live issue that could change the world, could end the world as we know it, and this dedicated journalist wants to make sure we know about it.

February 3, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The Coming War on China is an alarming work of some urgency.

December 20, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A typically combative crowd-funded feature documentary tracing America's post-Second World War military build-up in the Asia-Pacific sphere ...

December 8, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Interesting, but hardly subtle.

December 5, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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