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Shanghai Fortress (2019)
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Shanghai Fortress (2019)
Original name: 上海堡垒
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in the future, the city of Shanghai battle to defend itself against an ongoing attack by an alien force that has attacked and laid siege to numerous cities around the globe in it's quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, apocalyptic
Plot: air battle, courage, fantasy world, alien, war, friendship, heroes, gunfight, danger, protection, doom, life risking, future dystopia, love, land grab, alien attack, post apocalypse, alien invasion
Time: future, near future
Place: shanghai

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